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CfH Lectures


This lecture was given as a response to Avishai Margalit´s lecture titled “Colonialism: Between Humiliation and Exploitation”. Both lectures were given within the framework of the symposium “The Idea Of Europe: Memories and Postcolonial Europe”, aimed to discuss how Europe can be rethought from a postcolonial and postsecular memory production. The first part of the event focused on the concept and production of memory and ways in which the concept is constructed and contested; the second part focused around the topic of ‘Postcolonial Europe’, and aimed at developing an in-depth analysis of Occidentalism which requires a further understanding of the contemporary postsecular climate both within and beyond Europe’s borders.