Posthumanism, education and decolonization: A conversation with Michalinos Zembylas

Jacky Barreiro, Melisse Vroegindeweij, Magali Forte, Michalinos Zembylas

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The work of creating decolonized futures has been a particularly important undertaking in educational contexts, for which posthumanist and new materialist theories provide useful insights. Yet, how decolonization is to be achieved and whose responsibility it is remains up for discussion. This intra-view focuses on the tensions between decolonizing practices and posthumanism, and their implications foreducation: What can(’t) these theories do to decolonize education? And how do weengage in posthuman practices in education without overstepping, appropriating, or (re)colonizing Indigenous epistemologies? Thinking through these questions, in this intra-view we engage in a conversation with Michalinos Zembylas.


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