Archive for June, 2014

Decolonisation of education (Math, science, and History and philosophy of science) links

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

New videos

Here is a link to a video interview (over 9 hours) with Claude Alvares on a variety of issues concerning decolonisation of education. This has been posted by Multiversity TV, and I should have posted it long ago on my blog.


History and Philosophy of Science

Part 5 of the above video series has interviews with students of the new “decolonised” course on History and Philosophy of Science (HPS). Some details of the new course, pictures of students etc. were earlier posted on this blog at

The genesis of the HPS curriculum, the international conference which preceded it, and minutes of discussion at Universiti Sains Malaysia are posted at

The actual curriculum of the courses which ran at AiU are posted at



Math education

As for math education, my experiments with my decolonised course on calculus have already been reported in scholarly articles such as