Sarah Parker Remond Centre


In conversation with Achille Mbembe

by Paul Gilroy and Achille Mbembe

Achille Mbembe

25 June 2020

Achille Mbembe, author, commentator and philosopher, addresses his recent work The Universal Right to Breathe and Brutalisme in the context of the racial disparity of deaths and racially inflicted violence; speaking on the power of witnessing in preventing others from being expropriated of their breath, and the significance of respiration at the beginning and end of life.

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