J. Tembo MA (Josias)
PhD candidate - Philosophical ethics and political philosophy
Josias Tembo is a PhD researcher at the Department of Ethics and Political Philosophy and a member of the Radboud Center for Philosophy and Society. He is also a member of the Race-Religion Constellation Research project. Within the broader framework of the Race-Religion Constellation Research, Tembo's PhD research focuses on theorising the sociopolitical global entanglements of race and religion. His research interests extend to African philosophy, postcolonial and decolonial theories, critical philosophy of race, and political philosophy. Tembo also lectures on social and political philosophy.
Josias Tembo has a master degree in philosophy on African identity from the University of Pretoria. He is also a research associate at the University of Pretoria in the Department of Philosophy, a research associate at the Center for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism, and a member of the Race Religion and Secularism Network.
- Tembo, J. (2022). Do African Postcolonial Theories Need an Epistemic Decolonial Turn? Postcolonial Studies, 25 (1), 35-53. doi: 10.1080/13688790.2022.2030582 Full text
- Tembo, J. (2022). Race-Religion Constellations: An Argument for a Trans-Atlantic Interactive Relational Approach. Critical Research on Religion, 10 (2). doi: 10.1177/20503032221102443 Full text
- Tembo, J. (2020). Hegel’s Lord- Bondsman Dialectic and the African: A Critical Appraisal of Achille Mbembe’s Colonial Subjects. In U Kistner & P Van Haute (Eds.), Violence, Slavery and Freedom between Hegel and Fanon (pp. 71-92). Johannesburg: Wits University Press
- Tembo, J. & Gerber, S. (2019). Toward a Postcolonial Universal Ontology: Notes on the Thought of Achille Mbembe. In E. Imafidon (Ed.), Handbook of African Philosophy of Difference (Handbooks in Philosophy) (pp. 1-22). Cham: Springer doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-04941-6_8-1
- Tembo, J. (2018). Mbembe at the Lekgotla of Foucault's Self-Styling and African Identity. Phronimon, 19 (1). doi: 10.25159/2413-3086/2121 Full text