Category: The Blog

CfP: Colonialism, Postcolonialism, and Antarctica (Oslo, Dec. 2020)

As the world heats up, so has the competition for resources and strategic advantages in the polar regions. Later this year, scholars will meet to address the ongoing history of such efforts in the Antarctic in Norway, long one of the most avid participants in the game of polar exploration – and territorial claims. Yet…

What We’re Reading This Week

Chris Szabla Quinn Slobodian, “Colossus Wears Tweed,” Dissent Vladimír Handl, “From the other side of the aisle,” Visegrad Insight,   “France’s Macron calls colonialism in Africa a ‘grave mistake”, Deutsche Welle Yuan Yang, “Xinjiang security crackdown spurs Han Chinese exodus, Financial Times Nguyen Hong Thao, “Malaysia’s New Game in the South China Sea” The Diplomat Julia Klimova “Val d’Isere: The doctor…

What We’re Reading This Week

Joseph Satish Julia A. Dowd, “Another Ignatian History: Including Women in the Story of Jesuit Mission”, Jesuit Higher Education Anando Bhakto, “Jammu & Kashmir: Seething Valley”, Frontline Ben Knight, “Amitav Ghosh: What the West doesn’t get about the climate crisis”, DW Sayantani Nath, “How to Save Forest Culture? ‘Silent’ Battle by Odisha’s Kondhs is The Right Lesson”, The Better…

What We’re Reading This Week

Liat Spiro Noah Zatz, “Care Work In & Beyond the Labor Market,” LPE Blog Eileen Boris, “Making Care Work Green,” LPE Blog “Worldmaking after Empire Roundtable,” AAIHS James Parker Arundhati Roy, “India: Intimations of an Ending,” The Nation  Andrew Anthony, “Lost in Cambodia,” The Guardian Bahru Zewde, “The Legacies of the Ethiopian Student Movement,” Jacobin Matthew Bowser Vidhi Doshi, “A Look Inside…

What We’re Reading This Week

Natalie Behrends Daniel Boguslaw, “Fighting Franco’s Ghosts,” Dissent Reem Abou-el-Fadl, “Foreign Policy as Nation-Making: Turkey and Egypt in the Cold War (New Texts Out Now),” Jadaliyya Sarah Balakrishnan, “Placing and Spacing the Dead in Colonial Accra,” The Metropole Martin Crevier Tom Griffiths, “Reading Bruce Pascoe,” Inside Story Isabelle Hachey, “Violence généalogique et autres impressions,” La Presse Charles Fain Lehman,…

What We’re Reading This Week

Colin Bernard Paul Hockenos, “Zero Hour: The First Days of new Berlin“, The Boston Review. Dimitrina Petrova, “The 1989 Revolutions and the Roots of Illiberal Populism“, Dissent Ben Margulies, “Book Review: Maoism a Global History by Julia Lovell“, LSE Review of Books Dexter Govan Diarmaid Ferriter, “Irish have no right to politicise remittances“,  Irish Times” Dalya Alberge, “Cliff…

What We’re Reading This Week

Yehor Brailian Matthew Willis “The East India Company Invented Corporate Lobbying,” JSTOR Daily  Mark Hampton, “Leaving Hong Kong” History Today. Marybeth Hamilton “Concentration camps and historical analogies: an interview with Dan Stone,” History Workshop. Barbara J. Falk, “Legacies of 1989 for dissent today,” Eurozine. Sean Phillips Dagomar Degroot, “Little Ice Age lessons,” Aeon Paul Kreitman, ‘The Midway of our…

What We’re Reading This Week

Chris Szabla Nanjala Nyabola, “The End of Asylum” (Foreign Affairs) Pankaj Mishra, “Liberalism According to The Economist” (New Yorker) Manu Saadia, “How ‘Blade Runner’ and Sci-Fi Made Everything Dystopian” (CityLab) George Blaustein, “Portraits in Oil” (n+1) Chloe Bordewhich İrfan Aktan/Seda Altuğ, Türkiye, Hafız Esad’ın Arap kemerini genişletiyor (Gazete Duvar) Emily Callaci, On Acknowledgments (American Historical Review) Adel Hakim, في هذا البار يمكنكم أن تقودوا ثورة أو انقلابا ……

University Lecturer (Assistant Professor), World or Global Literatures post-1700, University of Cambridge

For scholars working on World Literatures, there is an open job posting for a tenure-track University Lecturer (Assistant Professor) position at the University of Cambridge. The deadline is November 24, 2019. https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/19900/ The posting explains further: The Faculty of English of the University of Cambridge wishes to appoint to a University Lectureship in World or…