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What does ‘decolonisation’ mean? A critique of the discourse of decolonisation in the Political, Social and International Studies department at UEA

Calls for ‘decolonisation’ has become stronger—or, to put it another way, “trendy” (Adebisi, 2019)—over the past few years within higher education in the UK and beyond, driven by student activism and campaigns such as ‘Rhodes Must Fall Oxford’ (ignited by the movement that began at the University of Cape Town,…

Politics at the Edge Podcast: Black Lives Matter – Why the Protests went Global

https://soundcloud.com/user-913030598/black-lives-matter-why-the-protests-went-global Why did the #BLM movement capture the imagination in 2020? What was it about the death of George Floyd that led to protests in more than 4,000 towns and cities worldwide? And what can we learn from our own reactions to footballers taking a knee, and dancers who perform…