Tagged: decolonization

Essentialism and the Making of African Refugees

By Rose Jaji. African “refugeeness” in the media, policy, and academia is an essentialist physical image conflating material deprivation and multiple victimhoods. Historically, African refugees were capable of political participation even to the point of building vibrant states in the new lands they fled to in precolonial Africa.

Congo’s White ‘Refugees’

By Lazlo Passemiers. Not all people seeking refuge in Africa have been black. One group of white refuge-seekers in Africa consisted of whites who fled from their African countries of residence after the fall of colonial and white minority rule.

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...

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