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Budapest Black Lives Matter artwork sparks rightwing backlash

By Shaun Walker, The Guardian, 5 January 2021

Yinka Shonibare to create Leeds memorial for Nigerian who died after police harassment in 1960s

By Lanre Bakare, The Guardian, 5 January 2021



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Hardeep Sahota: Bhangra Lexicon

Yorkshire Sculpture Park (Online), January 2021

Decolonizing Dance Discourses

Dance Studies Association, 2020 (Free Download)



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Slave trade dictionary gets Government backing

By George Lythgoe, The Mail, 2 January 2021

Diary of a Nepali soldier in France

By The Nepali Times, Global Voices, 10 December 2020

‘Teaching us wonder’: Turkey embarks on cultural mission to preserve its fairytales

By Bethan McKernan, The Guardian, 8 January 2021



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Ireland has yet to come to terms with its imperial past

By Jane Ohlmeyer, The Irish Times, 29 December 2020

A guide to Brixton, South London — from Caribbean flavours to gentrification debates

By Hannah Reich and Lisa Diviss, ABC, 10 January 2021

Exploring the Indian Ocean as a rich archive of history – above and below the waterline

By Isabel Hofmeyr & Charne Lavery, The Conversation, 7 June 2020

Landmark Exhibition On Slavery To Open At Rijksmuseum Early 2021

By Mark Westall, Fad Magazine, 10 December 2020

Italy: Rome to name metro station after ‘black partisan’

By Wanted in Rome, 25 August, 2020


Cecil Rhodes

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Decision over future of Oxford’s Cecil Rhodes statue delayed

By Michael Race, BBC News, 5 January 2021



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13 Black conductors, past and present, who’ve inspired us from the podium

By Rosie Pentreath, Classic FM, 31 December 2020


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Forcibly sterilized for being Afro-German ‘children of shame’,

By Deutsche Welle, 9 January 2021

Booker winner’s mission to put UK’s forgotten black writers back in print

By Dalya Alberge, The Guardian, 9 January 2021



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‘This is British history’: the radio series preserving the nation’s south Asian past

By Ciaran Thapar, The Guardian, 7 January 2021

Three Pounds in my Pocket, BBC Radio 4



Imperial Intimacies

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26 January 2021, 17:00 – 17:45

Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding: winner’s event

Professor Emeritus Hazel V. Carby, winner of the 2020 British Academy Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, will discuss her book, Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands, in conversation with Claire Armitstead. Carby’s book is a haunting and evocative history of the British Empire, told through her own mixed-race family history.

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