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Gurminder Bhambra University of Sussex, UK

Gurminder K. Bhambra is a professor of postcolonial and decolonial studies in the School of Global Studies, University of Sussex. Previously, she was a professor of sociology at the University of Warwick and has held visiting positions at EHESS Paris, Department of Sociology, Princeton University, and Concurrences Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Sweden. Her publications include Connected Sociologies (Bloomsbury, 2014) andRethinking Modernity: Postcolonialism and the Sociological Imagination (Palgrave, 2007), which won the 2008 Philip Abrams Memorial Prize. She set up the Global Social Theory ( website and is coeditor of Discover Society ( Her website is