Upcoming release: Palestine – It’s something colonial

Hatem Bazian from the University of California Berkeley provides a decolonial analysis of the most pressing struggle in the world in an extensive study of the occupation of Palestine . The book’s subtitle is taken directly from the letter of Theoder Herzl, the founder of modern political Zionism, to Great Britain’s Minister of Colonies Cecil…

Arzu Merali joins editorial board of the series Decolonizing The Mind

The Hague, September 21, 2016 The book series Decolonizing The Mind welcomes Arzu Merali as a new editor of the book series Decolonizing The Mind. The editorial board now consists of Sandew Hira, director of the International Institute for Scientific Research, Prof. Stephen Small from the University of California Berkeley and Arzu Merali. Arzu Merali…

In progress: Decolonizing The Mind – Imagining a New World Civilization

Sandew Hira, director of the International Institute for Scientific Research in The Hague, is currently working on his new publication: Decolonizing The Mind (DTM) – Imagining a New World Civilization. A Fundamental Critique of Scientific Colonialism and Another Discourse of Liberation. This voluminous study aims to develop a theoretical framework for the concept of Decolonizing The Mind…

Upcoming release: 20 Questions and Answers on Black Europe

Stephen Small from the University of California and independent researcher Kwame Nimako are writing a book in the series 20 Questions and Answers. Their book is on Black Europe. In Europe today, racism still rules, racial inequality still rises, and Black people are still regarded as permanent strangers. Black people are neglected, marginalized and ignored. If…

New release: 20 Questions and Answers about Islam and Women

Moroccan theologist Asma Lamrabet has published a book in series 20 Questions and Answers. Her book 20 Questions and Answers about Islam and Women deals with questions like “Are men and women unequal in Islam?”, “How does the Qur’an talk about women?”, “Do men have authority over women in Islam?”, “Why do women inherit half…

Sebieren Hassenmahomed

Levens van vreugde en verdriet: Sebieren Hassenmahomed interviewed many Hindustani women about their lives. The women talk openly about their youth, parents, upbringing, education, love, faith, sexuality, marriage, family life, relatives, expectations within the community for men and women, migration to and life in the Netherlands. Some stories are sad, others humorous: life stories and experiences…

Stephen Small

Prof. Stephen Small has taught in the Department of African American Studies since 1994. He received his B.A. (honours) in Economics and Sociology from the University of Kent at Canterbury, his MS.C in Social Sciences, from the University of Bristol (both in the UK), and his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley….

Asma Lamrabet

Asma Lamrabet is trained in medicine and worked as a volunteer doctor in Spain and Latin America. In 1995 she started working in mainly Chile and Mexico for eight. There she came into contact with Liberation Theology, which caused her to examine her own religion. From 2004 until 2007, she returned to Morocco, where she…

Sandew Hira

Sandew Hira, pen-name of Dew Baboeram, is an independent scholar and activist. He studied economics at the Erasmus  University Rotterdam. In 1982 he published his first book on the history of the struggle against colonialism in Suriname from 1630-1940. Since then he has published many books and numerous articles on history and race relations. Hira is director of the International Institute for Scientific Research…

Sebieren Hassenmahomed

Sebieren Hassenmahomed is columnist for Sarnámihuis, the online community for Hindustani identity. She was born and raised on Kasabaholo in Suriname. She moved to the Netherlands in 1971. There she lived in Baarn where she was trained as a nurse and worked in healthcare. In 1981 she went back to Suriname and worked in the country’s Psychiatric…