2023 PsySSA Webinar Series – Webinar 1: Psychologies of/from/for Africa – Recording Out Now!
In honour of Africa Day 2023, PsySSA is releasing the recording of its first webinar of its 2023 series.
The speakers, in their respective areas of expertise, engage the questions of where to for African Psychologies, elaborating on some of its key challenges and transformative possibilities.
Exploring notions of meritocracy and its challenges for diversity in
professional practice, considering the histories of resistance and activism in Africa and current practices of pathologizing that deploy psychological language to undermine women’s resistance in Africa against oppression, interrogating new directions of afro-centric psychology, and posing critical pedagogical questions of how we teach an African Psychology curriculum that grapples with our racial histories, the webinar seeks to move the current debates on African Psychology a step further by opening up even more urgent questions about how we do psychology, what it means to engage questions of interiority that are connected to our freedoms and imaginations of what it means to be African and to practice psychology of/from/for Africa.