Author Archive | Achille Mbembe

Africa in the New Century

The emerging tacit consensus is that the destiny of our planet will be played out, to a large extent, in Africa. This planetary turn of the African predicament will constitute the main cultural and philosophical event of the 21st century

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Ways of Doing Things

AbdouMaliq Simone is an important urbanist whose research surfaces overlooked narratives and makes apparent what he once described as “the sheer volatility of urban life”. He speaks with Achille Mbembe.  

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