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Department of Sociology

People walking along Kings Parade in Cambridge holding a 'decolonise' banner

The Decolonise Sociology working group pursues the decolonisation of the University of Cambridge Sociology Department. To find out more please visit the Decolonise Sociology website. 

Decolonizing Sociology Reading Group

First meeting: Friday 24 March at 2pm

The group will be looking at two texts: Against decolonisation: taking African agency seriously by Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò, in conjunction with Jose Carlos Mariategui’s Seven Interpretative Essays on Peruvian Reality.

At the first session they will discuss Táíwò’s book Chapter 4 ‘Decolonise this!’. The book can be accessed via idiscover at:

Please find the Teams link for the meeting here. (This link is accessible only to those with a University of Cambridge Raven log-in.)

Convenor: Prof Ali Meghji