Achille Mbembe

Achille Mbembe is a Cameroonian philosopher and political scientist. He is currently a Research Professor at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research in Johannesburg, South Africa. His books include: Politiques de l’inimitié (2016); Critique de la raison nègre (2013); Sortir de la grande nuit : Essai sur l’Afrique décolonisée (2003); De la postcolonie. Essai sur l’imagination politique dans l’Afrique contemporaine (2000).


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