Search results for "colonial"

Dam busting and other true stories about publishing

Tue 09 May 2017

With access to the internet, it’s easy to imagine that a world of stories is at our fingertips. In fact, our access to authentic and diverse cultural narratives is blocked by colonial monopolies that have fettered the free movement of world narratives for hundreds of years. Readers trying to wade their way through new story platforms like Wattpa ...

What’s going on in West Africa: Conflict, crime & consequence across the Sahel

Thu 08 Mar 2018

The region of West Africa faces by a multitude of security challenges. Governments from relatively small nations such as Liberia to behemoths like Nigeria are struggling to contain myriad threats an ...

History Matters

Living the Vida Lola: the life and times of Lola Montez

Thu 02 Mar 2017

Lola Montez – virago of the Victorian goldfields, lover and horsewhipper of men, saucy dancer par excellance. These are but some of the ways we have come to know the most infamous woman of the gold rush era. But political advisor to kings? Maverick democrat? Public speaker? Can we add these strings to her flamboyant bow? And if there is more to the ...

MFU 4 Asylum Seekers: Global Politics


Sat 05 Jul 2014

Latin American Update

Colombia ́s Road to Peace: An Insight into LGBT Issues, Coloniality and Peace Talks

Thu 12 May 2016