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Tessa Murphy Named Humanities Faculty Fellow for Research on Histories of Enslaved People
The associate professor of history is working on a book and publicly accessible database of people who were enslaved in British Crown colonies in the Caribbean.
See related: Awards & Honors, Colonialism, Latin America & the Caribbean, Race & Ethnicity
Sultana Talks to Inside Climate News About the COP27 Loss and Damage Agreement
“When you can’t adapt to climate change at all and face interconnected issues surrounding loss and damage, the unbearable heaviness of climate coloniality is worsened,” says Farhana Sultana, professor of geography and the environment. “This means destruction, devastation and loss are so profound that one can’t finance one’s way out of it.”
See related: Climate Change, Colonialism, International Agreements
Murphy’s “The Creole Archipelago” Awarded 2022 FEEGI Book Prize
The Forum on Early-Modern Empires and Global Interactions (FEEGI) awarded its 2022 book prize to Tessa Murphy, associate professor of history, for her book "The Creole Archipelago: Race and Borders in the Colonial Caribbean."
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Campbell Piece on Historical Legacy of European Colonialism Published on CounterPunch
"Queen Elizabeth II and the Weight of History," written by Professor of Political Science Horace Campbell, was published on CounterPunch.org.
See related: Civil Rights, Colonialism, Europe, Race & Ethnicity
Murphy examines race and borders in the colonial Caribbean in new book
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DeCorse talks to the Sunday Times about Sierra Leone's Bunce Island
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Bhan comments on Ayodhya, Kashmir in Deccan Herald article
See related: Colonialism, India, Religion
British Forts and Their Communities: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives
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Fighting Colonialism with Hegemonic Culture: Native American Appropriation of Indian Stereotypes
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