We are proud to release our #interview with Dr. Romina Istratii, Pursuing A Decolonial Academic Career Path in Times of Crises.
⭐️ Dr. Romina Istratii is the co-founder of the open-access #publishing platform Decolonial Subversions, and currently a Research Associate at SOAS Development Studies Department and the Centre of World Christianity, SOAS University of London.
🎵As a critical international development thinker and practitioner with experience in #decolonial methodologies for issues with gender dimensions in sub-Saharan Africa, her research works to expose and subvert western European epistemic dominance in African development theory and practice, improve representations of non western#worldviews & religious traditions. She is #committed to #promoting of language learning in #research and publishing as a means to the decolonisation of knowledge production and #interdev.
Thank you, Dr.Istratii for sharing these insights! If you have any questions for her feel free to leave a comment!
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