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PMC chair Camille Nakhid talks to TTT Live about ‘decolonising’ research

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Source: Pacific Media Centre

Analysis published with permission of PMC

An international conference in the Caribbean this week focusing on critical thinking, interrogative discourse and rigorous research has featured the Pacific Media Centre chair.

Associate Professor Camille Nakhid, of AUT’s School of Social Sciences, who is also chair of the PMC advisory board, with one of her PhD students, Annabel Fernandez of Cuba, also appeared on the Trinidad and Tobago Television (TTT) programme Now.

On the theme of shifting from Eurocentric approaches to research to Caribbean ways of knowing, they discussed the use of Caribbean research methodology in her thesis.

Keynote speaker at the two-day conference on the Valsayn campus of the University of Trinidad and Tobago was Dr Kassie Freeman, senior adviser to the provost and senior research fellow at the Institute for Urban and Minority Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York.

She is also founding president and CEO of the African Diaspora Consortium (ADC), a global organisation with a mission to positively impact on economic, educational, and artistic opportunities and outcomes across the African diaspora, with a particular focus on populations dispersed during the transatlantic slave trade.

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