Nilakshi Srivastava, a student at the National Law Institute University in Bhopal investigates India’s domestic violence statistics, which have risen during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Diversity expert, Dr Felicity Daly, is wary of Boris Johnson’s ‘Global Britain’ vision in light of the merger of the world’s leading aid agency into the Foreign Office and hopes this new ‘super department’ does not forget Britain’s legacy and unfinished business.
With 70 million fellow citizens displaced, and 25 million of them refugees, our help is urgently needed, writes Dr Sarah Singer, a senior lecturer at the School of Advanced Study’s Refugee Law Initiative research centre.
Syed Badrul Ahsan, associate research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, explores the politics of skin colour.
Victoria Iglikowski-Broad, The National Archives’ principal records specialist, explores some of the ways that people can engage with the Archives’ wealth of resources at a distance.
Professor Philip Murphy, director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, reports on a conference urging the governments of Commonwealth member states to take concrete action and put the issue of press freedom high on their list of priorities. How serious is the Commonwealth about media freedom? This was the question we attempted to answer at […]
Martin Plaut, a senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, remembers Dr Abdullah Abdurahman, a leading political voice among South Africa’s ‘coloured’ community whose passionate advocacy changed the course of the country’s legislation and history.
Dr Tom Smith, a lecturer in German at the University of St Andrews, opens up about his insatiable love of languages and his research into the constructions of race in Berlin’s techno scene.
Malta’s handling of the case of the murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, has not only pushed the country into a political and constitutional crisis, it has also highlighted the power wielded by the media and the many threats it constantly faces, says Syed Badrul Ahsan, associate research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies.
Dr Felicity Daly reflects on the first Global Feminist LBQ Women’s* Conference, which took place last month in Cape Town, South Africa.