Content Note: This article contains a description of a murder. In the late 1950s, Rhodesian settlers established Chiredzi, an agricultural town in Masvingo province in southeastern Zimbabwe to provide health, education, retail and entertainment services to the newly launched and expanding Hippo Valley sugar estates. In Chiredzi, seasonal African workers […]
What does rap tell us of social change and conflict in the French Republic? Paroma Ghose explores how its themes reveal a socio-political conversation with the state.
Filmmaker Enrica Colusso explores regeneration and community at south London’s now demolished Heygate Estate in her film Home Sweet Home and interactive multimedia project Ghost Town.
Why does aazadi (freedom) connote sedition in post-independence India? On the same day that Kanhaiya Kumar reclaimed this word in a stirring speech after his release from jail, Chitralekha Zutshi reflects on the usage and meanings of aazadi.