Author: Victor de Boer

Otherwise Property: a conversation with Bernadette Atuahene

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On the 23rd of April, Professor Bernadette Atuahene from the USC Gould School of Law had a conversation with Pressing Matter’s Elsbeth Dekker on Dignity Taking, Dignity Restoration and the Future of Colonial Collections within the framework of Otherwise Property Conversations. The recording of this conversation is available now on youtube and here on this website.

Book chapter announcement

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Two of the Pressing Matter team members wrote a chapter in the edited volume Ordering the Human: the Global Spread of Racial Science (Columbia University Press), which will be published in April 2024. Dr Paul Wolf Mitchell wrote the 1st chapter, entitled Origins of Races, Organs of Intellect: Polygenism, Political Order, and the Enlightenment Construction of Cranial Race Science, and our PI Professsor Amade M’Charek wrote the 4th chapter, entitled Race and Sameness: On Ordering the Human and the Specificities of Us-ness and Other-ness.(this is related to WP 3A)