Season 2 Episode 7: How do we decolonize everything?

In this episode, edna bonhomme interviews Mihir about the Black Lives Matter movement, climate justice, the history of resistance in the Global South, the German left, and the power of internationalism.

Mihir is a researcher with the group Anthropology of Global Inequalities at the University of Bayreuth where he also teaches courses in political anthropology. His current research project deals with social movements, race, class, and activism in St. Louis. Follow Mihir @mihirzabaan on Twitter, or

Groups mentioned in the podcast

Black Earth Berlin BIPOC Environmental and Climate Justice Collective Berlin Bloque Latinoamericano Berlin Xart Splitta ISD Berlin, Berlin Postkolonial, Black Lives Matter Berlin, EOTO Reclaim the Power UK Wretched of the Earth


„Climate Futures“. ZED Books,

Jaskiran Dhillon, Tami Navarro, and Macarena Gómez-Barris in conversation on the politics and theory of climate change. Recorded at Verso Books in Brooklyn, September 13, 2018.:

Senthuran Varatharajah:

Comaroff, Jean, and John L. Comaroff. Theory from the South: Or, How Euro-America is Evolving Toward Africa. Routledge, 2016.

Estes, Nick. Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance. Verso, 2019.

Malm, Andreas. Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam-Power and the Roots of Global Warming. Verso (UK), 2015.

Verges, Francoise. “Racial Capitalocene.”,

Yusoff, Kathryn. A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None. University of Minnesota Press, 2018.

Schneider-Mayerson, Matthew, und Brent Ryan Bellamy, Herausgeber. An ecotopian lexicon. University of Minnesota Press, 2019.


Interview, editing, and production by edna bonhomme

Music by MattiaGiovanetti and NALALIONGIRL through (Creative Common)