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Postcolonial Print Cultures Conference: Tambimuttu and Sivanandan: Cold-War America and International Socialism.

By |2019-04-12T14:12:40+01:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Journals, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Tambimuttu and Sivanandan: Cold-War America and International Socialism Dr Ruvani Ranasinha (Kings College London) considers and contrasts the political positions and self-fashioning adopted during the careers of two mid-century Sri Lankan writers. Ranasinha recounts Tambimuttu’s self-stereotyping of the sensual Orient, first with his move to the UK in 1938, and later in terms

Antonio Gramsci’s Anti-colonial Imagination podcast

By |2019-04-12T14:41:41+01:00November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dr Thomas Langley (King's College London) makes a case for reading Antonio Gramsci as an anti-colonial writer. By turning to some of Gramsci’s lesser-known pre-prison writings we can trace lines of continuity that underline the centrality of questions of colonial and imperial power in his work, and foreground the ways in which his writing is characterised by a consistent attempt to locate Italy as a terrain of struggle in relation to broader contours of colonial exploitation and anti-colonial resistance.

Antonio Gramsci’s Anti-colonial Imagination

By |2017-05-23T18:10:24+01:00November 23rd, 2016|Categories: |Tags: , , , , |

Making a case for reading Antonio Gramsci as an anti-colonial writer that is worked out through often surprising acts of creative reading and writing.

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