A civil and environmental engineer and a doctor in political philosophy, Malcom Ferdinand is the author of  A Decolonial Ecology: Thinking from the Caribbean World (Polity Books, 2021).

In this talk recorded on 18 Feb at the Institut français, he discusses with Lecturer Shela Sheikh ongoing political actions and art practices that attempt to open up avenues for a post-colonial world.


This talk is part of our series of discussions on current issues, Books for Thought, in partnership with Polity


BOOKS FOR THOUGHT is a project by EUNIC London and the Institut français du Royaume-Uni. This project is the recipient of a EUNIC Cluster Fund grant with special funding in the framework of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union. EUNIC — European Union National Institutes for Culture — is Europe’s network of national cultural institutes and organisations, with 36 members from all EU member states and associated countries.

Photo: Malcom Ferdinand © ASH