Françoise Vergès is a writer, historian, political scientist, filmmaker, independent curator, and activist. Her work explores the legacies of colonialism in the present, with a particular focus on decolonial feminism.
Her recent books include Une théorie féministe de la violence (La Fabrique 2021, translated into English as A Feminist Theory of Violence, Pluto Press 2022); Un féminisme décolonial (La Fabrique 2020, translated into in English as A Decolonial Feminism, Pluto Press 2021); and De la violence coloniale dans l’espace public (Shed Publishing, 2021).
The event is organised by Queen Mary University of London and is part of CER Paris seminar series 'The Idea of Europe: Past, Present and Future.' It is open to the public and will be followed by a drinks reception.