colonial history

Politics & Society

Iconoclasm: From Post-Socialist Yugoslavia to Black Lives Matter

Against the backdrop of the ongoing protests across the United States and Europe to denounce structural racism, take down its monuments, and call for a critical postcolonial confrontation with history, Gal Kirn draws connections between the present moment and the memory culture of the new states of former Yugoslavia during the 1990s.

Philosophy & History

The Home Front: Hardly a Refuge from War

To complement and complicate the understanding of German colonialism are also the stories of German female authors like Helene von Falkenhausen, Else Sonnenberg and Margarete von Eckenbrecher, colonial settlers in Southwest Africa who also experienced the German-Herero Colonial War first hand. How did they portray women’s stories and experiences in the home front back then?

Philosophy & History

The Home Front: Hardly a Refuge from War

What happens on the home front during times of war? Is the home really a refuge, a space that is […]

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