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Watch Vivek Chibber’s Lecture: Author of Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital

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Source: to Kritik, a public forum on theory, culture, and politics hosted by the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Vivek Chibber (NYU): Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital

From Akademie der Künste der Welt

Watch Vivek Chibber here.

‘To use western theory to understand the east is problematic. It becomes part of the imperial project of the west. Cultural specificity is needed’. Also applies to questions of social  mobilisation theory and social justice.  

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