The Decolonial International Network (DIN) is considering setting up a service for academics working in/at universities around the world. The service is called Decolonial Academic Network and consists of the following parts:
- An academic peer reviewed biannual journal where academics can publish the results of their research.
- An accessible database on current, past and future research (PhD dissertations, collaborative research projects).
- Publication of books via Amrit Publishers.
- The organization of conferences for academics working in universities.
- A vacancy alert for positions at universities (Lecturers, PhD researchers, Post-doctoral researchers, Professors).
- Facilitating joint research projects.
- Linking academics to decolonial activism.
DIN will invest in the service infrastructure and will facilitate a steering committee of academics who develop a policy for the network.
Currently the steering committee consists of the following people:
Sandew Hira, coordinator of DIN
Silvia Rodríguez Maeso, Centre for Social Research, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Adrian Groglopo, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
DIN would charge a membership fee for the service.
We want to have an idea whether a service like this would be useful for decolonial academics working in universities by conducting a survey. Click here to conduct the survey.