Chair Boaventura de Sousa Santos in Social Sciencies | FEUC

March 20 to 22, 2019

Faculty of Economics | University of Coimbra


The Chair

Chair Lecturer

Lewis R. Gordon
is an Afro-Jewish philosopher, social and political activist, critic, and musician. He has lectured across the globe and is active with a variety of international associations and organizations. He teaches in the Department of Philosophy and the Center for Judaic Studies and Jewish Life at the University of Connecticut at Storrs. He also is the European Union Visiting Chair in Philosophy at Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès, France, Honorary Professor in the Unit for the Humanities at Rhodes University (U.H.U.R.U.), South Africa, Visiting Professor in Philosophy and Government at the University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica, and most recently Writer-in-Residence at the Birkbeck School of Law in London,

Chair Programme

Theory--Critical, Decolonial, Global, and Otherwise
Lewis R. Gordon | Universidade de Connecticut/Storrs
20 march 2019, 15h00, Keynes Room, FEUC

Shifting the Geography and Practice of Reason
Lewis R. Gordon | Universidade de Connecticut/Storrs
21 march 2019, 15h00, Auditorium, FEUC

Lewis R. Gordon & Friends
22 march 2019, 22h00, Salão Brazil