Olivia Umurerwa Rutazibwa

This paper questions the extent to which the (arguable) end of the liberal humanitarian order is something to be mourned. Suggesting that current laments for the decline of humanitarianism reflect a Eurocentric worldview, it calls for a fundamental revision of the assumptions informing humanitarian scholarship. Decoloniality and anti-colonialism should be taken seriously so as to not reproduce the same by a different name after the end of the liberal order.

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
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The study of European Union relations with Mercosur
Arantza Gomez Arana

control of the Brazilian government. In contrast, Spain modelled the universities in Latin America to resemble the organization of Spanish universities. More specifically, the royal universities replicated the Spanish University of Salamanca, whilst the religious universities were modelled on the Spanish University of Alcala. Thus, according to Murilo de Carvalho, the ‘twentythree universities were scattered in what eventually would become thirteen different countries’ (1987: 56). The influence of Spain and Portugal also continued in other ways following de-colonialization

in The European Union's policy towards Mercosur:
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Time and space
Saurabh Dube

,” variously named as “trans-modernity,” “border knowledge,” and “de-colonial perspectives.” 50 At the same time, these ethically segregated entities continue to enact, within a shared historical stage, a principled drama, an endless clash between good and bad, virtue and evil, morality and immorality. Moreover, while Dussel’s original claims concerned a supersession of phenomenology by an ethically oriented

in Subjects of modernity
Jeremy C.A. Smith

Jack Goody and de-​colonial historians. Integration of pre-​modern global connections remains as yet more the domain of world history and economic history than civilisational analysis (Inglis, 2010), a matter of great challenge to the latter. How could comparative and historical sociology offer more to a reconstruction of connected early modernities? Arnason’s entreaty to civilisational analysis to emphasise agency and the historical and dynamic nature of civilisations itself foregrounds the entanglements of civilisations (Knöbl, 2006a). Nelson and Arnason

in Debating civilisations