Colonial Continuities through Time and Space
The advancement of the clock hand comes across as the profanity of a thoroughly clocked everyday life between wage work and Whatsapp messages. But time is more than just a trivial mundanity. The universal time that determines all our lives is deeply interwoven with a colonial past that reaches into the present.
In their lecture, Sinthujan Varatharajah will shed light on how colonial continuities still determine time and space, as part of our present. But whose time is at stake? And what is “our” present?