SOAS History Blog Podcast Ep 1: Black Caribbean experiences of Racism, Discrimination and the State
The diaries of steamship officer and artefact trader Joseph Svoboda reveal both the personal and political sides of archeological trading in the late 19th t early 20th centuries.
What happens if the histories of epidemics and other environmental factors are taken seriously? Will it change our understanding of historical processes?
An examination of ‘historical amnesia’ informed by a review of David Blight’s well known 2001 text.
Dr Andrea Janku, Senior Lecturer in the History of China of the School of History, Religions and Philosophies, is the instigator of the SOAS History Blog.
Post-doctoral fellow, Dr Nadia Ghanem, examines the life and work of Ibrahim Elias Gejou who sold almost 18,000 artefacts (cuneiform clay tablets, steeles and amulets) to the British Museum alone.