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Aníbal Quijano III Congreso Latinoamericano y Caribeño de Ciencias Sociales (cropped)
Quijano in August 2015

Aníbal Quijano (17 November 1928–31 May 2018) was a Peruvian sociologist and humanist thinker. He was born in Yungay, Peru. He was known for having developed the concept of "coloniality of power". His body of work has been influential in the fields of decolonial studies and critical theory.

Quijano died on 31 May 2018 at the age of 90.

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