Ramón Grosfoguel

is associate professor of Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley.


Transmodernity, border thinking, and global coloniality

Decolonizing political economy and postcolonial studies

Postmodernism as an epistemological project still reproduces a particular form of coloniality. A decolonial perspective requires a broader canon of thought that would require taking seriously the epistemic insights of critical thinkers from the global South. How can a “critical border thinking” that envisages a “transmodern world” moves us beyond Eurocentrism?

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