Cultural Heritage, Colonialism and Human Rights

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Global Arts + Humanities Society of Fellows, 2020-2021 Cross-disciplinary Digital Dialogues
March 8, 2021
3:30PM - 5:00PM
Location
Online

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Add to Calendar 2021-03-08 15:30:00 2021-03-08 17:00:00 Cultural Heritage, Colonialism and Human Rights Dialogue five considers the impact of colonialism on human rights in the context of indigenous jurisprudence, cultural heritage and representation. Panelists will examine the relationship between the rule of law and structures of racial difference, the right to possess other people’s cultural property, and the politics of repatriation. Additionally, they will assess the tensions between rights-based discourses and issues of cultural conservation and the scholarly impact of the decolonial turn across disciplines. Presenters for Dialogue Five Mary Hufford (GAHDT Visiting Senior Scholar, Center for Folklore Studies, Ohio State) Sarah Van Beurden (Associate Professor, Departments of History/African and African American Studies, Ohio State) Joel Wainwright (Professor, Department of Geography, Ohio State) Michelle Wibblesman (Associate Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Ohio State) Moderator Dorothy Noyes (Professor, Departments of English and Comparative Studies, Ohio State) RSVP for the event This event is a part of the Society of Fellows Cross-Disciplinary Digital Dialogues series, hosted by the Global Arts and Humanities. To learn more about the events, please visit go.osu.edu/gahdt-cddd. Online Womens Gender and Sexuality Studies wgss@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Dialogue five considers the impact of colonialism on human rights in the context of indigenous jurisprudence, cultural heritage and representation. Panelists will examine the relationship between the rule of law and structures of racial difference, the right to possess other people’s cultural property, and the politics of repatriation. Additionally, they will assess the tensions between rights-based discourses and issues of cultural conservation and the scholarly impact of the decolonial turn across disciplines.

Presenters for Dialogue Five

  • Mary Hufford (GAHDT Visiting Senior Scholar, Center for Folklore Studies, Ohio State)

  • Sarah Van Beurden (Associate Professor, Departments of History/African and African American Studies, Ohio State)

  • Joel Wainwright (Professor, Department of Geography, Ohio State)

  • Michelle Wibblesman (Associate Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Ohio State)

Moderator

  • Dorothy Noyes (Professor, Departments of English and Comparative Studies, Ohio State)

RSVP for the event

This event is a part of the Society of Fellows Cross-Disciplinary Digital Dialogues series, hosted by the Global Arts and Humanities. To learn more about the events, please visit go.osu.edu/gahdt-cddd.