Kerem Nişancıoğlu is a Lecturer in International Relations at SOAS, University of London. He is the co-author of How the West Came to Rule (Pluto, 2015), and co-editor of Decolonising the University (Pluto, 2018). He also blogs at The Disorder of Things.
An insightful analysis examining race, the state, the media and criminalisation in Britain
Understanding and transforming the universities' colonial foundations.
A non-Eurocentric, sweeping look at the material conditions and events that created capitalism
We are joined by Gurminder Bhambra and Dalia Gebrial in a discussion about the growing movement to ‘decolonise the university’.Read full article
Rhodes Must Fall and subsequent calls to decolonise the university were dismissed as censorship, identity politics and symptomatic of ‘safe space’ culture, in this blog, Robbie Shilliam considers the veracity of this derision.Read full article
‘The teaching of history in schools has to re-read the history of empire’. Dalia Gebrial on the disjunct between a history education and the British imperial imaginary.Read full article
Having a revolutionary consciousness in 2020 is to live with heartbreak. This moving piece, written in a moment of despair, will speak to anyone who feels broken by the struggle.Read full article
We’re joined on the show by Gargi Bhattacharyya, Sita Balani, Nadine El-Enany and Luke de Noronha to discuss the new book, Empire’s Endgame.Read full article
The racism-denying Sewell Report is part of an international, chaotic reaction of fragile white supremacists and imperial nostalgists. It is the politics of buffoons.Read full article
In episode 5 of the ‘Locating Legacies’series, Gracie Mae Bradley and Sita Balani discuss the ways in which queer radicalism has expanded notions of liberatory politics in the everyday.Read full article