Tagged: decolonization

Book Review: A. Getachew: Worldmaking after Empire

By Christopher J. Lee. Worldmaking after Empire is a study of political thought and institution building during the twentieth century, with a specific focus on black Anglophone leaders and intellectuals such as W. E. B. Du Bois, George Padmore, Kwame Nkrumah, Michael Manley, and Julius Nyerere. The central argument of the book is that the anticolonialism they promoted was not solely concerned with national self-determination and the establishment of nation-states.

“Postcolonial legal systems embody the paradoxes of decolonisation” – 5in10 with Jihane Chedouki

Jihane Chedouki is a legal scholar and a political scientist. She was a EUME Fellow 2019-20. She is currently working on a project entitled “Regulating War in Times of Modernity: A Critical Approach of the Comparison of International Humanitarian Law and Islamic Law on the Use of Force”.

Postcolonial Critique: Latin American and Eastern European Perspectivations – Interview with Clara Frysztacka, Jennifer Ramme and Pablo Valdivia

This article is part of the TRAFO series Emerging Topics. Insights from ‘Behind the Scenes’. Today, we put the spotlight on the Explorative Workshop “Postcolonial Critique: Latin American and Eastern European...

Book Review: Remembering Independence

By Katrin Bromber, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient Lentz, Carola; Lowe, David: Remembering Independence (Remembering the Modern World, vol. 6), London, New York: Routledge 2018, ISBN 978-1-138-90573-3, pp. 244. Remembering independence is...

Empires of Knowledge

This article is part of the TRAFO series “Emerging Topics. Insights from ‘Behind the Scenes’”. Today, we put the spotlight on the workshop “Empires of Knowledge” that took place on...

Decolonialization: A Short History

Debra Liese (Princeton University Press) interviewed Jan C. Jansen, Research Fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington, DC along with his co-author Jürgen Osterhammel, Professor for Modern and Contemporary History (University...

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