Colonialism

Interview – Amal Abu-Bakare

E-International Relations • Oct 5 2020 • Features

Amal Abu-Bakare discusses Black History Month, equality and racism in IR and her PhD research on counterterrorism as a racialised discourse.

Review – Authoritarian Africa: Repression, resistance, and the power of ideas

Cliff (Ubba) Kodero • Aug 30 2020 • Features

The book explores why authoritarian regimes have persisted in Africa and investigates the extent to which European colonialists can be blamed for Africa’s problems.

Trade, Industrialisation, and British Colonial Rule in India

Roberto Bonfatti and Björn Brey • Aug 10 2020 • Articles

British industrial productivity led to a century-long process of deindustrialisation. India was outcompeted by the industrial revolution in Britain

Review – Reading the Postwar Future: Textual Turning Points from 1944

Richard Toye • Apr 22 2020 • Features

This edited volume is a project of intellectual history, exploring how key texts from 1944 reflected on and helped shape a different world order.

Failing in the Reflexive and Collaborative Turns: Empire, Colonialism, Gender and the Impossibilities of North-South Collaborations

Desirée Poets • Apr 9 2020 • Articles

As Postcolonial Theory becomes accepted in the mainstream, how do we control the means through which academia aims to re-invent its as only seemingly more benign?

Colonial Politics of Digital Security Interfaces

Pedro Maia • Mar 17 2020 • Articles

When juxtaposing quantified data, digital territories, data visualization and security they end up reifying and perpetuating colonial practices and imaginaries.

The United Nations and Self-Determination in the Case of East Timor

Jakob R. Avgustin • Feb 27 2020 • Articles

In the case of East Timor, one can argue that the UN was definitely not a friend to the people of East Timor even without the right to self-determination in the equation.

Review – Partitions

Carter Johnson • Feb 15 2020 • Features

Dubnov and Robinson explore the use of partitions by the British Empire, how they were manipulated transnationally to serve British interests, and their impacts today.

Review – The Another Europe Podcast

Alexandra Bulat • Nov 29 2019 • Features

This ongoing podcast from the Another Europe Is Possible campaign organisation debates controversial topics such as Brexit and freedom of movement in an inclusive style.

Interview – Amy Niang

E-International Relations • Nov 11 2019 • Features

Amy Niang considers how Africa features in the history of the international, the postcolonial state and sovereignty, and the conflict in the Central African Republic.

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