New in the ASCL Africanist Blog: 2020: The year of civil disobedience in order to decentre humans (also in African Studies)?

One year ago Harry Wels wrote a New Year’s blog in which he wondered if 2019 could become the year of ‘the decentring of the human in African Studies’. If the failed UN climate conference in Madrid, last December, can be seen as some sort of answer to this question, one could conclude that humans still feel to be standing very firm on their pedestal of superiority. However, two recent developments give Wels reason for optimism, even though not necessarily hope. Read his latest contribution to the ASCL Africanist Blog!