In May 1958 General de Gaulle returned to power and established the Fifth Republic. Yet despite the monumental changes of that time, many in France today still don’t understand what really happened.
It's not far-fetched to suspect that the common understanding of the idea of "mother tongues" in South Africa is coloured by outside influences.
Of the 72 countries that still criminalise gay sex today, at least 38 of them were once subject to British colonialism.
The 19th-century British anatomist Richard Owen downplayed the role of colonial contributors and largely ignored the importance of Aboriginal testimony and knowledge in describing the marsupial lion.
The federal government will spend nearly $50 million over four years to commemorate Captain Cook's first landing. But some have questioned the spend.
A furious Twitter row between a TV personality and South African politician about slavery sheds light on the failings of arguments in 280 characters.
AI seems able to answer questions at the heart of humanitarianism – questions such as who we should save, and how to be effective at scale.
The story of Britain's favourite tropical fruit (and how it came to dominate the world).
A long read on how science's dark imperial past still shapes research today – and what to do about it.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's political power stemmed from the visceral connection that she was able to make between the lives of the oppressed black people, and her own.
In practice, land expropriation in South Africa will be a matter of deciding which descendants of the dispossessed are entitled to it.
Belief in American exceptionalism isn't just at odds with history and facts. It undermines the country's capacity to address looming challenges.
Colony at the NGV pairs colonial art with Indigenous responses, in an effort to create dialogue about Australia's history.
In the acquittal of Gerald Stanley we must remember how one-sided systematic remembering in Canada has been. We must remember how Canadian-state law created the myth of the homesteader as Wheat King.
A health and human rights researcher, therapist and professor explains why racial justice is a public health issue.
Both South Africa's courts and its legislature have failed to do their bit in creating a culturally diverse society.
South Africa has tended to prioritise race relations over gender relations since formal apartheid ended.
More than 100 historic expeditionary and travel films have been digitised recently by the Royal Geographical Society and the British Film Institute.
That colonial wars were fought in Tasmania is irrefutable. More controversially, surviving evidence suggests the British enacted genocidal policies against the Tasmanian Aboriginal people.
The fear and distress caused by a false missile alarm last week in Hawaii is part of the 125- year legacy of American occupation.