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Imaginative Reflexivity in Decolonizing Expert–Client Relationships. A Response to J. Vink: Designing for Plurality in Democracy by Building Reflexivity

Imaginative Reflexivity in Decolonizing Expert–Client Relationships. A Response to J. Vink:... Imaginative Reflexivity in Decolonizing Expert–Client Relationships. A Response to J. Vink: Designing for Plurality in Democracy by Building Reflexivity philipp dorstewitz American University of Ras Al Khaimah presenting my response to j. vink’s “Designing for Plurality in De- mocracy by building reflexivity” (this issue of The Pluralist), I feel the urge to divert from the conventional format of a commentary. In place of ana- lyzing and recontextualizing her ideas or linking them with further relevant literature, I would like to use this opportunity to embark on a self-reflective inquiry into effects that Dr Vink’s impulses had on my own thoughts and interactions. I would like to interpret her paper as one step in a design pro- cess that is continuing as we are holding this meeting. At present, we are largely oblivious as to what the product will be, how its material and “invis- ible” aspects will be experienced, or what it will do for or with us, but it will amount to more than a peer-reviewed collection in a journal, I feel. Perhaps it would make sense to imagine this panel as kind of town hall meeting in which we academics discuss issues that matter to us because http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Pluralist University of Illinois Press

Imaginative Reflexivity in Decolonizing Expert–Client Relationships. A Response to J. Vink: Designing for Plurality in Democracy by Building Reflexivity

The Pluralist , Volume 17 – Feb 26, 2022

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Imaginative Reflexivity in Decolonizing Expert–Client Relationships. A Response to J. Vink: Designing for Plurality in Democracy by Building Reflexivity philipp dorstewitz American University of Ras Al Khaimah presenting my response to j. vink’s “Designing for Plurality in De- mocracy by building reflexivity” (this issue of The Pluralist), I feel the urge to divert from the conventional format of a commentary. In place of ana- lyzing and recontextualizing her ideas or linking them with further relevant literature, I would like to use this opportunity to embark on a self-reflective inquiry into effects that Dr Vink’s impulses had on my own thoughts and interactions. I would like to interpret her paper as one step in a design pro- cess that is continuing as we are holding this meeting. At present, we are largely oblivious as to what the product will be, how its material and “invis- ible” aspects will be experienced, or what it will do for or with us, but it will amount to more than a peer-reviewed collection in a journal, I feel. Perhaps it would make sense to imagine this panel as kind of town hall meeting in which we academics discuss issues that matter to us because

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The PluralistUniversity of Illinois Press

Published: Feb 26, 2022

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