Online Book Launch: Vernacular Rights Cultures
The Critical South Asia Group at Warwick presents: Vernacular Rights Cultures
How to decolonise global human rights? This panel discussion will launch Sumi Madhok's new book Vernacular Rights Cultures.
Thursday 20 January 2022
17:30 – 19:00 GMT (Online)
About this event
Vernacular Rights Cultures argues that decolonising global human rights requires a serious epistemic accounting of the historically and politically specific encounters with human rights, and of the forms of world-making that underpin the stakes and struggles for rights and human rights around the globe. It demonstrates that subaltern struggles call into being different and radical ideas of justice, politics and citizenship, and open up different possibilities and futures for human rights.
Upendra Baxi (Research Professor of Law, Jindal Global Law School)
Yassin M. Brunger (School of Law, Queen's University Belfast)
Bal Sokhi-Bulley (School of Law, Politics and Sociology, University of Sussex)
Illan Wall (School of Law, University of Warwick)
Sumi Madhok (Department of Gender Studies, London School of Economics)
Shirin Rai (Warwick Interdisciplinary Centre for International Development; PAIS, University of Warwick)