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SNID Talk - Molly Kane and Firoze Manji - “After the Apocalypse: Decolonization and Reparations”

Thursday, November 30, 2017
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Mackintosh-Corry Hall
Room: D214
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Firoze Manji will speak about the process of dehumanisation associated with colonization and developmentalism, and the creative potentials of emancipatory struggles. Molly Kane will discuss how reparations and solidarity are fundamental to our ‘post-apocalyptic’ world.

Firoze Manji is a Kenyan activist with more than 40 years’ experience in international development, health, human rights and political organizing. He is the publisher of Daraja Press and founder and former editor-in-chief of the pan African social justice newsletter and website Pambazuka News and Pambazuka Press. He is a Visiting Fellow at Kellogg College, University of Oxford, Associate Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies and Visiting Researcher at the Unit for Humanities at the University of Rhodes, South Africa. He is co-editor of African Awakenings: The Emerging Revolutions and co-editor of Claim No Easy Victories: The Legacy of Amilcar Cabral.

Molly Kane has over thirty years’ experience in the field of social justice, human rights and international cooperation. She was Executive Director of Inter Pares, from 1996-2009.  She was a visiting adjunct in  Global Development Studies at Queen’s U in 2005. She has worked with ETC Group, Pambazuka News, the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace, AWID (Association for Women's Rights in Development) and Entraide missionnaire. She is a researcher in residence at CIRDIS – UQAM, and is on the Board  of Aid Watch Canada.

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