Lecture: Modernity and Capitalism: a decolonial gaze

Puerto Rican sociologist Ramón Grosfoguel will discuss the intricate relationship between modernity and capitalism sitting at the core of contemporary debates. A member of the group Modernity/Coloniality, Grosfoguel has written extensively on the decolonization of knowledge and power, topics that are dealt with from an artistic point of view in the exhibition Memories of Underdevelopment.

Ramón Grosfoguel (Puerto Rico, 1956) is a professor at the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He writes on decoloniality, political economy of the world-system and international migrations.