Our contextual histories, politics, and cultural considerations are respectfully interwoven together. Home; Universities; Schools and Colleges; Public lectures; Reading list; Cultures; People; Blog; News ; Contact; Our student team. This book of essays is a sequel to the ‘International Conference on Decolonising Our Universities’ held in Penang, Malaysia from June 27 to 29, 2011. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.
Decolonizing Research brings together indigenous researchers and activists from Canada, Australia, and New Zealand to assert the unique value of indigenous storywork as a focus of research, and to develop methodologies that rectify the colonial attitudes inherent in much past and current scholarship.
Learn more. Decolonizing Research book. International scholars share their experiences with the challenges inherent in representing indigenous cultures and decolonizing cross-cultural research. students supporting the site. 'A landmark in the process of decolonizing imperial Western knowledge.' 2005 Outstanding Narrative Research Book presented by the Narrative Research Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association. To the colonized, the term 'research' is conflated with European colonialism; the ways in which academic research has been implicated in the throes of imperialism remains a painful memory. Linda Smith goes far beyond decolonizing research methodology. Finally, a book especially for indigenous researchers. Non-indigenous researchers can research indigenous communities but this will call for a more critical analysis of their own standpoints and more collaborative way of working.
The Conference was jointly organised by the Universiti Sains Malaysia and Citizens International in cooperation with the Higher Education Leadership Academy of the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education. Decolonising researchers argue that indigenous communities are often un / under represented in academic research communities and hence their voices and concerns are not heard. Decolonizing Research by Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith, 9781786994608, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. "Finally, a book for researchers working in indigenous context.
In 200 pages she presents a cogent critique not only of anthropology, but of the cultural evolution of the entire Western concept of research. Walter Mignolo, Duke University. In this important book, Linda Tuhiwai Smith meets a formidable challenge.
Decolonising the Curriculum (site under construction) Bristol based student-led site sharing initiatives, information, ideas and learning on how to decolonise the curriculum and the institutions which teach it.