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Queen Mary Postcolonial Seminar

A seminar series hosted by Queen Mary University of London's Departments of English, Comparative Literature, and History. The seminar brings together scholars from Queen Mary and beyond with interests in postcolonial studies, broadly conceived.

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The Term One 2020 Convenors are: Chris Moffat (History) and Rehana Ahmed (English)

poster for the postcolonial seminar autumn 2020







Events Calendar

Queen Mary Postcolonial Seminar presents David Austin on 'The Poetics and Politics of Freedom: Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Unfinished Revolution'

Wednesday 6 March 2019, 2-4 pm 

Laws 1.02 Mile, End Campus




Join us for a discussion of Fernando Coronil’s article 'Toward a Critique of Globalcentrism: Speculations on Capitalism’s Nature' , Public Culture 12:2 (2000), 351-74. 

27 November, 6pm, ArtsTwo 2.17

To download the article, please go to:




Join us for a public lecture with Jennifer Wenzel (Columbia University) on the topic of 'Reading for the Planet: Environmental Crisis and World Literature'.

30 October 2018, 6pm

Film and Drama Studio (FADS), Arts Two, Mile End Campus




Queen Mary lecturer Adhira Mangalagiri will be discussing her current research on 'Dinkar's China Writings: The 1957 Chinese Literary Sphere in Hindi'.* 

4 October 2018 at 6 pm

ArtsTwo 2.17, Mile End Campus

*please email for a copy of the paper 



Poster showing details of postcolonial seminar Autumn 2022

Posters from previous semesters

poster for the postcolonial seminar spring 2020


poster for the autumn 2019 postcolonial seminar series


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