Category Archives: Politics

New Project – Lives and Legacies of 1919 in Liverpool – Call for Participants

I have a new participatory project about to start which continues the work done by the Great War to Race Riots project over the past few years – details are below, but please get in touch with me if you … Continue reading

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Selected readings on the Indian election results

Following Narendra Modi’s election as Prime Minister of India, and the landslide win of the BJP in general, there are some interesting and thought provoking articles doing the rounds, so I’ve tried to collate a few of them here. I’ll … Continue reading

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George Garrett Archive

Today I went to a talk about George Garrett at Liverpool Central Library. Garrett was a radical sailor who spent most of his life in either Liverpool or New York, organising for labour issues, speaking out against racism and imperialism, … Continue reading

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Chatterjee’s response to Chibber in EPW

The most popular blog post I ever made on here was a re-blog of a post on Kafila which had a video of a debate related to Vivek Chibber’s book ‘Postcolonial Theory and the Spectre of Capital‘, which is critical … Continue reading

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Summer arrivals: new paper & book chapter

Whilst I was away in India over the summer, a new paper of mine on the Royal Indian Navy Mutiny came out in Social & Cultural Geography.  The paper is about the various processes of identity creation that occurred amongst … Continue reading

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Pondicherry

Various research pathways seem to be leading me towards Pondicherry at the moment. Firstly, over the last few years I’ve been dragged more and more (not unwillingly) into thinking about the historical geographies of resistance to colonialism in India. I … Continue reading

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