Eraldo Souza dos Santos

‘I Think We Can Learn a Lot From Black Thinkers’: An Interview With Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal

In 2017, the student press founded by Thai student activist Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal published เวลาอยู่ข้างเรา: หนังสือวันเกิดโจชัว หว่อง (Time is on our side: A book for Joshua Wong’s 21st birthday), which included translations of Liu Xiaobo’s ‘The June second hunger strike declaration’ and Martin Luther King, Jr’s ‘Letter from Birmingham city jail.’ I talked with Netiwit at the beginning of July about his translation of King’s ‘Letter,’ the influence of Black political thought on his activism, and the politics of civil disobedience in Thailand...

Eraldo Souza dos Santos

Eraldo Souza dos Santos is a philosopher and historian of political thought. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Panthéon-Sorbonne University. His research interests include the history of political concepts, the politics of social movements, and Black internationalism (South and Southeast Asia).