‘We were so hungry, we ate our fear’: The uncertain consequences of Cuba’s protests

Image description: Protestors marching in Cuba holding Cuban flags and signs reading “Freedom to Cuba!” On Sunday 11th July, in the town of San Antonio De Las Banos on the outskirts of Havana, historic protests erupted against the Cuban government. In the following days the protests spread throughout the country, with protestors chanting ‘freedom’ and […]

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A struggle with history should have a place on the curriculum

In the last few years, national campaigns such as ‘Why Is My Curriculum White?’, alongside local groups such as Rhodes Must Fall in Oxford, have started national conversations about decolonising university curricula. A recent campaign by students at SOAS to shape the university curriculum challenged many assumptions pervading teaching in higher education. Students, paying through […]

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