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….
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…
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).
Murayama’s photographic series Kitanai Odori displays Murayama’s body in the throes of an ecstatic nude performance, demonstrating a visual embodiment of an emancipated self. Mavo artists challenged the Japanese government’s social matrix and programme of homogeneity, and for it the group suffered dearly.
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.
“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;.
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.
By Crystal Choi, Eunice Chan and Marco Lam CW: This article and podcast contain explicit language. 前言 廣東歌一直紀錄香港社會變遷，亦係香港文化同身份認同嘅載體。1989年嘅六四事件，加添香港社會對中共管治嘅不安同恐懼，當時唔少嘅流行曲都用呢個題材。九七主權移交廿五年後嘅今日，呢份不安同恐懼都仲喺度，而廣東歌繼續肩負起記錄社會變化嘅重任。我吔一齊睇下廣東歌，點樣反映唔同時期嘅香港社會，對於主權移交同埋中港關係嘅睇法。 Introduction Since its emergence in the 1970s, Cantopop has been documenting social change in Hong Kong. It is also a carrier of Hong Kong’s culture and identity. In 1989 the Tiananmen Massacre occurred in mainland China. This…