Watson Institute at Brown University
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Barrymore Bogues

Barrymore Bogues

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Barrymore Bogues

Asa Messer Professor of Humanities and Critical Theory
Professor of Africana Studies
Director of the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice

Areas of Interest: African and African diaspora political theory, intellectual and cultural histories; African and Caribbean politics; Global South development issues; Caribbean Art; political economy of race, slavery and the history of capitalism.


Anthony Bogues is a scholar writer and curator who works in the fields of political theory and historical studies. He is the author and editor of nine books. He is a regular columnist for the South African newspaper, Mail & Guardian, Caribbean newspapers. His articles have appeared in the Financial Times. He is the convener of many international projects including the UNESCO project: Mapping Global Inequality and Race.


Race, Slavery and the Making of Capitalism: This is an international working group of scholars who work on mapping a different economic, social and cultural history about the emergence of capitalism; Mapping Global Inequality and Race. This is a global project which maps both the historical and contemporary forms  of inequality and their relationship to various racial social orders.