Thursday, March 03
Decoloniality and Political Theology, 11 am – 5:30 pm, BST (London time zone)
11-11:30 am, Introduction of Work
11:30-1:00 pm, Dr. Siphiwe Dube, “Towards a Decolonial Political Theology of Vulnerability: Reflections from the Margins.”
– Talk to provoke critical reflection on political theology from an Africanist perspective and possibly link to IPD
– Open up for Round Table Discussion
1-2 pm, Lunch Break
2-3:30 pm, Ms. Thandi Soko-de Jong, “Doctoral Candidates of Color: Rememorying from the Academic Margins”
- Young scholars of color in Theological Education from Edinburgh, RSA, and the Netherlands to discuss experiences and propose a program of action in relation to the education and decolonizing theological education.
3:30-4 pm, Break
4-5:30 pm, Dr. Nash, “Divine Decolonial Praxis: an Epistemological Contestation of White Jesus”
– Paper presentation (20-30 minutes) followed by discussion
– Informal conversations about policy initiatives, mentoring and other ways to assist in the decoloniality project
– Mentoring students of color and early career scholars
The seminar is thanks to a generous IASH grant through the Susan Manning Grant scheme.