From the tax we pay to the wine we drink, many policies in Britain today have their roots in imperialism.
Canada’s new governor general will have to fuse the British, French, American and Indigenous elements of Canada that together are the core of the country.
Botany was an integral feature of Britain’s colonial and imperial ambitions.
When the 1918 influenza pandemic struck India, the death toll was highest among the poor.
The color of American money goes back to the British colonies.
Before colonialism, India embraced homosexuality and gender fluidity. The Supreme Court’s repeal of a 157-year-old gay sex ban partially reclaims that history, but LGBTQ Indians still face hurdles.
Few Victorian imperial ‘hero’ figures survive the scrutiny of the post-colonial age, but John Nicholson’s lust for blood led to a strange twist.
A scholar who visited Rohingya camps in Myanmar found little hope of a safe return home for refugees, who are currently living in camps in neighboring Bangladesh.
West Africa has lessons to learn from its ancient empires and colonial governments on regional trade and integration.
Sport participation in South Africa remains rooted in the dilemmas of colonial society. It necessitates an ongoing need for discourse, debate and dialogue on decolonisation in sport history.
The persecution of the Rohingya goes back to 1948, the year when Myanmar achieved independence from the British.
The aid and assistance Britain’s Caribbean territories will need to rebuild will make highlight the fault lines in the relationship between Westminster and its former colonies.
Hong Kong’s autonomy and democratic political system are under threat, and pro-democracy advocates are once again ready to act.
The centennial publication of Sol Plaatje’s seminal, ‘Native Life’ is a timely reminder of his estimation of intellectual work, in contrast to the current disparagement of ‘clever blacks’.