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Dernières nouvelles du colonialisme: legitimising collective memory in the face of legislative amnesia

By |2019-04-12T14:17:09+01:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Education and Taste, Horn of Africa, Reading, Themes, Translations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Isadora Hutcheson-Lovett argues that "Dernières nouvelles du colonialisme" pushes back against French legislative power; demonstrating collective transnational memory in the face of France's metropolitan amnesia.

Is the fragmentation method used by Bao Ninh in Sorrow of War effective?

By |2019-04-12T14:19:46+01:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Literary Criticism, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , |

Christie Cheng is currently enrolled in the Masters in Cultural Studies programme at SOAS and is particularly interested in understanding contemporary Southeast Asian cultural production through film and literature. Prior to her MA course, she read English Literature at the National University of Singapore and worked as an Arts Manager for the Literary Arts

Re-imagining Histories through Farthest Field: An Indian Story of the Second World War (Raghu Karnad)

By |2019-12-04T11:34:26+01:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Education and Taste, Literary Criticism, North India, North India Readings, Reading, Themes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are nations created by their histories? Raghu Karnad's book 'Farthest Field' problematizes British and Indian memorialisations of WWII.

Retrospective: MULOSIGE roundtable on Aamir Mufti’s Forget English!

By |2019-04-12T14:32:06+01:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Interventions, Literary Criticism, Reading, Translations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Fatima Burney looks back at our roundtable discussion with Professor Aamir Mufti and explores the consequences of his latest book, Forget English!, for the MULOSIGE project

Approaches to Global Intellectual History: Jürgen Osterhammel

By |2019-04-12T14:38:20+01:00July 4th, 2017|Categories: Education and Taste, Interventions, Themes, Time Periods|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Jürgen Osterhammel discusses Eurocentrism and the status of world history in the German academy

The Code of History and non-Western Pasts: does historiography travel?

By |2019-04-12T14:42:19+01:00October 12th, 2016|Categories: Podcast, Themes|Tags: , , , , |

Professor Sanjay Seth (Goldsmiths) argues that history-writing is not the recreation of a past that is always-already there, lying mute and waiting for the historian to give it voice, but is instead a code or genre or technology, one which constructs the past in ways that make it amenable to representation through the code of history.

The Code of History and non-Western Pasts: does historiography travel?

By |2017-03-28T13:03:11+01:00October 12th, 2016|Categories: |Tags: , , |

History-writing is not the recreation of a past that is always-already there, lying mute and waiting for the historian to give it voice, but is instead one which constructs the past in ways that make it amenable to representation through the code of history by Professor Sanjay Seth (Goldsmiths).

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