256 Frozen Formations IV: Race, Racism, and Coloniality

Frozen Formations. Rediscovering the national in Western Europe.
Thursday, June 27, 2013: 4:00 PM-5:45 PM
A1.18C (Oudemanhuispoort)
The search for national essences mobilizes notions of race. In this session, we look at the ways in which this plays out in different Western European contexts, and how such notions of race draw on and intersect with older, colonial notions of racial belonging and exclusion. What does the renewed search for national essences entail for notions of race in Western Europe?
Sophie Elpers
Dienke Hondius