Just what is Boris Johnson, the UK's new prime minister: a liberal or conservative? A historian writing a book about Brexit, the focus of much of Johnson's career, says the man is hard to pin down.
The UK has been humiliated by a judgment that offers hope to other nations looking to unburden themselves from the legacy of imperialism.
Students need to be taught about colonialism's dark past.
The UK is increasingly isolated in its claim to the Chagos Islands. If an international court finds in Mauritius's favour, the implications could be huge.
A new project takes a different look at the role of oceans.
An African court with international criminal jurisdiction which has been debated but never been put into operation could be an option if Africa withdraws from the ICC.
This episode of the In Depth Out Loud podcast outlines the importance of finding a way to remove the inequalities promoted by modern science.
Globalism has made it easier than ever to visit faraway places – and easier to never really leave home while you're there.
Vladimir Putin's Russia is as much an imperial power as its Soviet and Tsarist predecessors were.
A long read on how science's dark imperial past still shapes research today – and what to do about it.
As Japanese imperialism rose and fell, its leaders interpreted and re-interpreted a single distinctive concept: "bushido".
The Indigenous in New Zealand have fared better than First Nations in Canada in terms of self-determination. Why? It's about a lot more than geography, land mass and language.
An academic article that asserted the benefits of colonialism caused an outcry and resulted in calls for its removal. A post-colonial expert explains why.
One white educator reflects on the challenges, and the urgency, of tackling white supremacy in schools and on campuses in every country
After well over half a century of Independence, the ghosts of colonialism still haunt India's national psyche.
Intellectuals of the time saw the British Empire as the heir to the civilising influence of ancient Rome.
As unity talks begin, history tells us the divisions in Cyprus are not simply the result of two competing nationalisms.
May's government is evoking arguments made by the early 20th-century tariff reform campaign of Joseph Chamberlain.
Bought from Denmark for their strategic value, a group of Caribbean islands has lived under the US flag for a century.
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille 's Twitter rant about colonialism caused an uproar as it brought back memories of a brutal and violent time in South Africa.