Naomi Hossain compares President Trump’s handling of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico in 2017 to the Pakistani government’s response to the 1970 Bhola Cyclone in Bangladesh, to examine the implications of disaster for legitimacy, imperial power and democracy.
The Wretched of the Earth was the final work of Frantz Fanon, a fearless critic of colonialism and a key figure in Algeria’s struggle for independence. This new history of the ‘Third World’ depicted the unresolved and open-ended nature of the struggle for liberation.
Why have settler Australians remembered Australia’s history in a manner that erased Aboriginal presence, and dominated the ways in which its history has been remembered and forgotten?
Conference to be held at the Institute for Black Atlantic Research (IBAR), University of Central Lancashire, Preston, 13-15 October 2017, to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution.
Onni Gust discusses curating the ‘Threads of Empire’ exhibition at the University of Nottingham and the politics of culture.
The Radical Histories / Histories of Radicalism conference asks ‘where’ and ‘why’ and ‘how’ radical history can take place in neo-liberal times?