Decolonize Ghent University

On December 7, the student associations Umoja, Flux and Engage, together with the Ghent Student Council, published an open letter entitled “Decolonize Ghent University”. The authors make concrete proposals to give the necessary attention and context to colonial Eurocentric conceptual frameworks and structural racism in educational practices.

Read the letter from the students here.

Read the board's response here (only available in Dutch).

Sign the letter here.

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