The fate of the so-called princely states was a particularly contentious issue during India’s Partition, which killed about 1 million people and left millions more displaced.
Understanding how our ancestors may have benefited from industrialisation and colonialism could help us become more climate-friendly citizens.
From the tax we pay to the wine we drink, many policies in Britain today have their roots in imperialism.
In this episode of The Conversation Weekly podcast, we also explore the reasons for India’s neutrality over the Ukraine war.
The IPCC’s latest climate report discusses how colonialism has shaped climate, a breakthrough for the climate justice movement.
This year’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations will draw on traditions that have bolstered support for monarchs since the early 1800s — it could help this year’s celebrations succeed again.
An expert on the royal family’s finances explains how they still benefit from historical connections to slavery and empire.
By raising the Mauritian flag on the Chagos Islands, the east African nation has reasserted – if only symbolically – its claim to sovereignty.
A scholar on South Asian affairs traces the growth of Hindu nationalism, started by an atheist anti-colonial revolutionary, to the one adopted under Modi’s government.
When people fled the new United States in the 18th century, they were taken in by the British Empire but became disillusioned by unfulfilled British promises.
Stone from one small island was used in Buckingham Palace, the British Museum, St Paul’s Cathedral and many other landmarks.
Britain’s preoccupation with the canal was as much about controlling Egypt as it was about global trade.
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.
The coronavirus epidemic has made us all rethink our workspaces. But the needs of the times have always influenced the office space – whether for the colonial empire or a growing commerce.
The writer was drowned at the age of 44, but he left three novels which have come to represent the decline of the British Empire.
Slave traders transformed human lives into profit-bearing opportunities – just like modern finance.
The suicide of a young woman who had been put through conversion therapy has sparked a backlash from India’s LGBTQ+ community.
Decolonising is an attempt to reverse the legacy of inequality and racism left by colonialism.
Reforming the business school is the next step in the radical revolution needed in higher education.
La Nouvelle-Zélande aussi s'interroge sur le sort à réserver aux monuments et aux noms de lieux rendant hommage au passé colonial.