The Nordic Africa Institute

Nadira Omarjee

Senior Researcher, African Scholar Programme

This page is kept for historical reasons. The employment ended
16 October 2020


Nadira Omarjee is an decolonial feminist scholar, focusing her research on Decolonial Feminst Pedagogy: decolonization, feminism, education, decolonial curriculum, intersectionality, gender and antiracism.

Nadira Omarjee has worked as an independent development consultant, freelance journalist and, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal and University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). She currently holds a Visiting Scholar position at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and is a Research Associate at The University of the Western Cape. She has convened courses on decolonial feminist pedagogy at both UCT & UWC.

Her academic background includes a BA from the University of Cape Town, MPhil from a collaboration between the University of the Western Cape and Utrecht University. Her PhD obtained from the University of Johannesburg analysed media representations of HIV and AIDS, using discourse analysis and a feminist psychoanalytic lens.

Her latest book looks at the decolonial student movements in Cape Town and Amsterdam.

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