Western fashion, laundering and style reflected the racialized politics dramatically shaped by profound global transformations bound up with slavery, colonialism and modernization.
In the middle of the tremendous outpouring of love and grief for the Queen and the monarchy she represented, not everyone wants to take a moment of silence. And there are a lot of reasons why.
Whatever Queen Elizabeth’s personal qualities, it’s time to determine how the monarchy fits Canada’s current situation as an independent country and its aspirations for the future.
Economic growth picked up significantly for both India and Pakistan after independence, but they’ve chosen very different paths since.
The world changed a great deal in the 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign. Her son’s legacy may be determined by how he adapts to new dynamics within the UK and across the Commonwealth.
Queen Elizabeth harnessed goodwill from Canadians mostly as an individual, rather than as the hereditary head of an institution. But her death will lead to debate about the relevance of the monarchy.
For relations with the DRC to truly improve, the Belgian state must acknowledge its historical responsibility more strongly.
Louisa Lim’s ‘haunting testimonial’ to Hong Kong reveals a politically engaged and dynamic civil society beneath the surface of an unrelenting reign of terror.
The global angst against Putin has been so profound that sport has been compelled to come out behind its customary veil of ‘neutrality’ in political matters.
Russian citizens in the west are being targeted in much the same way Germans, Italians, and Japanese were during the second world war.
As ill health besets the Nigerian film and theatre legend, a tribute is in order. In his career he has always placed his country and industry first.
In his new book, Nigeria Democracy Without Development: How To Fix It, international political economist Omano Edigheji explains why democracy has not led to development in Nigeria.
Britain is ‘opening up’ after months of COVID-19 restrictions. But it could also be opening itself up to court action for breaching international human rights laws.
What started out as a community project with local schoolchildren has garnered an official endorsement and countless memes. It has also sparked a national conversation
The Atlantic slave trade isn’t Britain’s first brush with forced labour.
In this instalment of our fantasy art travel series, Jen Webb yearns to revisit London, a special aunt and a very big arachnid.
Prior to the mid-19th century, the Isthmus of Suez – the 125km strip of land that lies between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea – was a quiet spot.
How will the UK balance its relationship with the two global superpowers?
Blighty is in the shop window like never before. And it needs a makeover.
Nigerians, as well as other Africans, need to actively work to decolonise social arrangements created by the British.