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Decolonising Methods and Methodologies

Linda Tuhiwai Smith

2021 Aotearoa New Zealand

The groundbreaking book ‘Decolonising Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples ‘(1998) by Dr Linda Tuhiwai Smith remains an international bestseller, translated into Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Italian, and Bhasa Indonesian. ‘Decolonising Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples’ is a foundational resource for critiques of the existing relationship between imperialism, dominant approaches to scientific research and Indigenous knowledge systems. In this event, Dr Tuhiwai Smith discusses decolonising research methods and provides reflections regarding the practical conduct of social science research methods. She will talk about how to navigate and resist colonial legacies of knowledge production and resist extractivist models.