The Nordic Africa Institute

Nadira Omarjee

Senior Researcher, African Scholar Programme

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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.

Publications

https://openaccess.leidenuniv.nl/bitstream/handle/1887/68346/ASC-72%20Omarjee.pdf?sequence=1external link, opens in new window

https://theconversation.com/south-african-students-have-much-to-teach-those-who-ignore-injustice-68098external link, opens in new window

https://theconversation.com/migration-is-the-story-of-most-of-us-because-we-all-move-a-visit-to-lesbos-64022external link, opens in new window

https://theconversation.com/ahmed-kathrada-a-simple-life-full-of-love-after-26-years-of-incarceration-75361external link, opens in new window

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02560046.2014.906342external link, opens in new window