By Hamza Latif Kashmir has been divided for decades. It has always been a region characterized by the diversity of its natural landscapes – from lush mountain valleys to glacial lakes. However, this image of a land solely of natural wonders has been constructed through propaganda, media, and misinformation by entities that are not Kashmiri….
Israeli governments have resorted to discriminatory and oppressive policies towards the Palestinians in order to maintain a Jewish state in historic Palestine. It is the intention of this article to explore the historical and legal dimension of apartheid as a comparative lens in Israel-Palestine, with a particular focus on what this could mean for the current International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into crimes against humanity committed by Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT).
The encounter was unexpected and took me off guard – The organisers were following instructions from the Government of Mauritius, presumably via the Ministry of Tertiary of Education or, given the centralised nature of Mauritian statecraft, the Cabinet itself.
Researching family histories of migration from Sudan, Kenya, and Uganda – extracts of the SOAS History Blog event ‘Family Histories of Migration;.
Moe military is subgenre of a subculture in which these reflexive and seemingly dichotomous concepts of aggressor and pacifist break binaries and exist contiguously. Girls und Panzer and The Sky Crawlers sit squarely within this practice of myth making in the contemporary Japanese socio-historical consciousness.
The false religious and social dichotomy in Karnataka politics is not reflected in the historical reality of the region, and is instead a concerted political effort contemporaneous with the rise of right-wing politics.
Though it’s been some months and even years since I’d first read these works, I have not stopped thinking about them, wanting to talk about them.
Listen to our two part episode about the Ramayana, the history of story telling, and the place of storytelling in history.
Percy Shelley’s poem ‘Ozymandias’ serves as an analytical lens for both the Europeanisation of contemporary notions of ancient Egypt, and is itself a testament to the legacy of Ramasses II’s legacy.
hook’s engaged pedagogy is deeply connected to the idea of decolonisation. Although bell hooks comes from a particular imperial background – a “rural southern black experience (…) through the struggle for racial desegregation” in the USA – her ideas speak to a broader audience outside North America.