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What’s there to mourn? Decolonial reflections on (the end of) liberal humanitarianism

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This paper questions the extent to which the (arguable) end of the liberal humanitarian order is something to be mourned. Suggesting that current laments for the decline of humanitarianism reflect a Eurocentric worldview, it calls for a fundamental revision of the assumptions informing humanitarian scholarship. Decoloniality and anti-colonialism should be taken seriously so as to not reproduce the same by a different name after the end of the liberal order.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-67
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Humanitarian Affairs
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

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