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About Nikita Dhawan

Nikita Dhawan is Professor of Political Theory and Gender Studies at the Leopold-Franzens University in Innsbruck, Austria and Director of the “Frankfurt Research Center for Postcolonial Studies”, Cluster of Excellence “The Formation of Normative Orders” at Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany. Publications include Decolonizing Enlightenment: Transnational Justice, Human Rights and Democracy in a Postcolonial World (ed., 2014).
Latest Posts | By Nikita Dhawan
The Unbearable Slowness of Change: Protest Politics and the Erotics of Resistance
2 years ago

The Unbearable Slowness of Change: Protest Politics and the Erotics of Resistance

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In the past decades there has been a proliferation of protest movements that interpellate a global demos, which has been wronged by the neoliberal beast. From Puerta del Sol to …
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Rescuing the Enlightenment from the Europeans
3 years ago

Rescuing the Enlightenment from the Europeans

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In his 1795 treatise Eternal Peace: A Philosophical Sketch, the German philosopher Immanuel Kant argued that all “world citizens” should have a right to free movement, a right which he …
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