On alienation and agency: Language as a double-edged sword
Nombulelo Shange was five years old when she learned the word ‘barbaric’. Her first-grade teacher used it to describe her on her first day at the predominantly white boarding school. That blistering hot afternoon, Shange had taken her shirt off to cool down in the shade of a large tree, when she noticed the children […]
Meet Erik Melander: Exploring the feminist gap and stripping war of its glory
In our interview with Erik, we explore why the gender gap might be redundant for explaining increased hostility, and why the narrative of war as glorified needs to be recontructed
From activist art about Palestinian children to academic articles on homocolonialism
We interview Andrew Delatolla, the art student turned political activist, on homocolonialism, power dynamics, inclusion and exclusion across academia, and the hurdles young academics commonly face.
The silencing of women – from trafficked persons to Asian academics
In this interview, we speak with Reena who tells us exactly why female researchers from the South need to be made more prominent across academia.
Young and liberal in conservative Kuwait
Meet Fatemah Albader, the Kuwati academic smashing the patriarchy one article at a time. Fatemah’s research highlights why civil society organisations need to use the law in advocacy.