Australia's curriculum is being reviewed for the first time since 2014. The proposed changes include positive additions to acknowledge our many cultures. But there are some reductive changes, too.
South African customary law should be understood from the perspective of dissonance between the past and the present.
The court has focused on African cases to the exclusion of developed countries, as well as developing regions such as Latin America.
Captain Cook's sailors traded nails for sex, but the history of intimate encounters and their impact on women throughout the Pacific is still largely ignored.