Blackness and Indigeneity and the Beginnings of the Modern World

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This working group explored the links, differences and mutual implications of indigeneity and blackness in the emerging symbolic order of the modern world-system, with a particular focus on the role of scopic regimes in their respective constructions. We payed particular attention to the emergence of America, Africa, and Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Professor Nelson Maldonado-Torres.