Welcome to IPCS website.
Today is Tuesday, the 17th of October 2017.

The Institute of Postcolonial Studies is an independent educational institution devoted to understanding postcolonialism and putting it into practice. It was established in 1996 at the initiative of Phillip Darby and Michael Dutton. The Institute engages in activities that encompass intellectual enquiry, public debate and artistic expression.

Membership is open to all. The Institute is essentially a voluntary organisation.

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Reorienting the Postcolonial

The Institute will be hosting a symposium in July 2016 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Institute (check for details here).


Cancellation of "Last Rites"

It is with regret that we have had to cancel John von Sturmer's seminar "Last Rites" - originally scheduled to be held on 6 September - because of his poor health. We apologize for any inconvenience it may cause..

August 2017 Newsletter

The Institute's August 2017 newsletter is now available for download..