As The Settlers reminds us, films have often played a crucial role in helping establish and disseminate colonial mythologies.
Though the Global South tends to experience higher disease burdens, most public health decisions and knowledge generation are centered in the Global North.
Scholars say Israel’s destruction of Gaza’s schools, universities and museums are part of an ongoing project to destroy Palestinian people, identity and ideas.
Decades of Treaty scholarship have failed to arrive at a consensus about its meaning and purpose. Dispensing with various mistaken interpretations would improve the chances of productive discussion.
The Settlers of Catan codified a certain kind of game play based on the history of settler colonialism.
Birds have one unchanging scientific name, but often many common names that are subject to change. Choosing a new name for a bird isn’t necessarily a simple decision.
Shah Rukh Khan’s new film sheds light on the history of UK migration policy.
Many believe Australia became it’s own country at federation in 1901, but that’s not strictly true. Instead, it happened more than 80 years later. Why don’t we celebrate it?
Shows, movies and day-to-day language promote myths about voodoo that reinforce more than a century of stereotypes and discrimination, writes a scholar of Africana studies.
The ANC leans heavily on its liberation movement brand. But this will not necessarily be a determining factor in who will sway voters later this year.
Accounts of Asian American history often stop at the US border, but Asians were living in Latin America for centuries before the Declaration of Independence.
The plant’s African past provides insight into emerging issues in humanity’s interactions with cannabis.
Much like the history of the US, Joel Roberts Poinsett, after whom the poinsettia is named, had a complicated and troubling history.
H.B. Tristram was a Victorian clergyman and ornithologist who categorised a list of birds he’d found in Palestine.
Dogs have lived with Indigenous Americans since before they came to the continent together 10,000 years ago. A new analysis reveals the lineage of one 1800s ‘woolly dog’ from the Pacific Northwest.
Leaving out the history of Napoléon’s brutal subjugation of Haiti is akin to making a movie about Hitler without mentioning the Holocaust.
Spices have been prized commodities for centuries. Today, ‘warm’ flavors boost our health and spirits in fall and winter.
The Christmas pudding, once known as the ‘Empire Pudding,’ reflects the lasting legacy of the British Empire.
Colonialists daily reinforced a hierarchy that allowed white people to abuse Africans.
Thousands of Kenyans were held in detention camps, and the British imperialist government tried to cover up brutal violations that occurred there.