[SydPhil] Workshop: Philosophy through Indigenous Knowledge | 9-10 Oct | ACEPS | Uni Johannesburg

Mitova, Veli vmitova at uj.ac.za
Tue Oct 3 21:46:25 AEDT 2023

The African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (ACEPS<https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/EEosC6XQ4LfPL2VKGupLdjM?domain=uj.ac.za>) at the University of Johannesburg invites you to:

Philosophy through Indigenous Knowledge in the Global South Workshop

Date: 9–10 October 2023

Venue: UJ on Empire, 11th Floor

Zoom:  zoom.us/j/94251995897

Monday 9th October (All times are in SAST/GMT +2:00)

09:30-11:00   Keynote: Rukmini Bhaya Nair (Indian Institute of Technology) – Refocusing the Imagination: Keyword Communities, Bystander Cultures and Postcolonial Commitments

11:30-12:30   Mongane Serote (ACEPS) – The African Primary – an IKS Institution

13:30-14:30   Nomaswazi Kubeka (ACEPS) – Linguistic Justice as an Epistemic Reparation

14:40-15:40   Abraham Tobi (ACEPS) – A Decolonial Approach to Medical Expertise

16:00-17:00   Harry Wilson Kapatika (ACEPS) – AIKS: Between Circumscribed Epistemicide and Reinscribed Ethnoepistemology

Tuesday 10th October (All times are in SAST/GMT +2:00)

09:30-11:00   Keynote: Peter de Souza (former Director of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study) – Ideas for Swaraj

11:30-12:30   Elias Konyana (Great Zimbabwe University) – Local solutions for glocal challenges: A case for Philosophy and Indigenous Knowledge

13:30-14:30   Siseko Kumalo (University of Fort Hare) – Outlining a Decolonial Methodology Using the Black Archive

14:40-15:40   Richard Mwamba (ACEPS) – The search for a model of the epistemic decolonisation of the university

16:00-17:00   Husein Inusah (University of Cape Coast) – Unveiling the Epistemology of Proverbs: Deciphering the Indigenous Wisdom of the Akan

Organisers:   Abraham Tobi, Veli Mitova, Nomaswazi Kubeka, Harry Wilson Kapatika

Funding:       National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Inquiries:      tobitejiri at gmail.com

ACEPS:        https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/EEosC6XQ4LfPL2VKGupLdjM?domain=uj.ac.za


Veli Mitova

Professor in Philosophy and Director of ACEPS

University of Johannesburg


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