Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


VIRTUAL EVENT: Settler Colonialisms and Indigeneity — Intro: What is Settler Colonialism?

21 October 2020, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm

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We are delighted to invite you to the first meeting of the Settler Colonialisms and Indigeneity Reading Group and Writing Workshop Series of the academic year 2020/2021.

This event is free.

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Open to

UCL staff | UCL students




Christy Wensley, Sarah Collier and Nicholas Spengler
sarah.collier.19@ucl.ac.uk, n.spengler@ucl.ac.uk

How can we unpack the relationship between African, Asian and Indigenous American subject positions?

The answer, according to Iyko Day, lies in land and labour. Through a reading of the introduction of Iyko Day’s Alien Capital, this reading group introduces questions of settler colonialism, Indigeneity and ‘alien’ labour as anchored in projects of capitalist expansion.

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Image: Detail from cover of Alien Capital. Cover art: Tommy Ting, Workers Posing as Workers (Chinese Workers for the Great Northern Railway), 2013, inkjet print, recycled wood, 167x 298 cm. Duke University Press, 2016