Author profile: Ibtisam Ahmed

Ibtisam Ahmed is a Doctoral Researcher at the School of Politics and IR at the University of Nottingham. His research is a decolonial killjoy which critically evaluates the toxic ways that British colonialism conceptualised itself as a utopian civilising mission, with the aim of shifting the focus towards anti-colonial and local narratives. He is heavily involved with queer activism on both a professional and personal level.

Decolonising Queer Bangladesh: Neoliberalism Against LGBTQ+ Emancipation

Decolonising Queer Bangladesh: Neoliberalism Against LGBTQ+ Emancipation

While international solidarity is important and Western allies can provide much-needed security, it is vital for queer activism itself to be grounded in decolonisation.

Does Gender Shape the War System and Vice Versa?

Does Gender Shape the War System and Vice Versa?

Contemporary perceptions of combatants underline how the masculine–aggressive and feminine–passive nexus still lies at the heart of gender and the war system.

How do Superheroes Problematise Morality?

How do Superheroes Problematise Morality?

The superhero is perceived as a eutopian manifestation, someone who corrects flaws in society, but the problem with this vision is that it hinges on the superhero’s inherent goodness.

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