African Studies


 Juni 2017
Research Colloquium: (Re)thinking African Intercultural Philosophy
27.06.2017 14:15 Uhr


Research Colloquium


27.06.2017, 14 c.t., GWI/S125


(Re)thinking African Intercultural Philosophy


(Albert Kasanda,


Senior Research, Centre for Global Studies, Institute of Philosophie,


Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague)






The issue concerning the relationship between cultures has become more than ever a burning debate thanks to both the processes of migration and globalization. Many people wonder about the nature and possibilities of developing a relationship between cultures that can be viewed as a relationship that is open, constructive and supportive of cultural difference. This paper examines intercultural discourses and paradigms characterizing African thought and policy today.