Throughout the entire period, central political power has been almost absolute.
Aboriginal children are rarely named in the colonial archive. But the remarkable story of Dirimera and Conaci reveals two boys who, while removed from their land, had a keen sense of sovereignty.
A consultative approach to designing digital technologies can prevent the structures that keep Indigenous people marginalised in the real world from being replicated in the digital world.
French is no longer taught as a European language representative of "French" culture in South Africa. New modes of teaching, learning and research speak to an inclusive Africanist agenda.
Universities play a major role in procuring the human and intellectual resources needed for fulfilling the various goals of the UN's Agenda 2030.
World Suicide Prevention Day draws attention to the rising tide of teenagers taking their own lives. "Toxic socialization" involving emotional and physical abuse in families is a major cause.
How one member of the Indian Civil Service coped with being a colonial usurper.
It's important to shift educational discourse in and around Africa in a more equitable, representative direction.
Should France apologise for committing war-time atrocities?
The marking of our national day has long been fraught, and this year is no exception.
Technology had enabled humans to explore the deep sea, the Earth's poles, and outer space. But we shouldn't forget historical lessons about frontiers in the process of traversing them.
Musk's know-how cannot be dismissed but there are significant challenges standing between him and his dream of colonising Mars.
Australia's national legitimacy is compromised by the failure to repair its relationship with its Indigenous population. Our series explores different ways of resolving this unfinished business.
The First Fleet had three layovers on its voyage to Australia – one was Rio de Janeiro. As Australia and Brazil celebrate 70 years of diplomatic relations, it's worth remembering this encounter.
Why are the UK's left-over possessions in the Indian Ocean still the subject of furious legal dispute?
The company built by 'Cattle King' Sidney Kidman is for sale. He enjoyed good relations with the Indigenous inhabitants, but proper recognition of their rights to their land seems ever more elusive.