• Centro Internazionale Studi Umanistici "Umberto Eco", Sala Rossa
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02 LUGLIO 2018

Centro Internazionale Studi Umanistici "Umberto Eco", Sala Rossa
dalle 9:00 alle 18:00


The idea of the Global South exists at the confluence of and tension between systems of knowledge and ways of conceptualizing spaces, habitations, cultures, aesthetics and political economy. Its role as a disordering episteme in our contemporary world has gained significant charge since the end of the Cold War. As a rubric that explores myriad sites of knowledge-making not limited to northern and western hemispheric perspectives ,the Global South offers a powerful theoretical window for humanities research in the twenty-first century.

The workshop, hosted by the University of Virginia's Mellon Lab, "Global South: Concept and Practice", will explore the theoretical, historical and cultural foundations of category,Global South.