I believe that what happens in Central Asia is critically important to the world we live in.
The 1951 Oil Strike in Iran is characterised by an unprecedented solidarity and collaboration between students and workers in their fight against colonial capitalism.
More about this episode Samples of music in this podcast have been for research and academic discussion, or are free use tracks. Podcast Transcript Introduction (Ellan): This is a SOAS History Blog podcast. To read and hear more content from the SOAS History Blog, go to blogs.soas.ac.uk/soashistoryblog. Music: Atlas Shoulders by Koi Discovery John-Michael: Hi, I’m…
More about this episode Podcast Transcript: Introduction (Ellan): This is a SOAS history Blog podcast to read and hear more content from the SOAS History Blog, go to: blog.soas.ac.uk/soashistoryblog. Intro: Atalas Shoulders Koi-discovery (used with artist’s permission) Jawhara: Welcome to our podcast, we are joined here today by with Nada Moumtaz who’s an Associate Professor at the University…
“There was a silence at the heart of the flying bodies; there was a soundless sound; there was a motion meaningless as the awful collision of particles beyond sight; there was an energy purposeful of intention but beyond understanding. A man must lose his life to find it.”
Researching family histories of migration from Sudan, Kenya, and Uganda – extracts of the SOAS History Blog event ‘Family Histories of Migration;.
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.
The implementation of a Euroamerican binary in nineteenth century Japan fuelled an erasure of indigenous gender identities; the subsequent impact of centring biological sex had significant effect on contemporary Japanese society.
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.