In February 2022, former ISRF Fellow Alexander Stingl discussed his book Care, Power, Information with Lewis Gordon.
Former ISRF Fellow Deana Heath was interviewed by Suchitra Vijayan for the Polis Project. They spoke about Deana’s latest book, Colonial Terror: Torture and Violence in Colonial India.
Colonial police organisations used similar arguments to uphold their power as were heard in the trial of George Floyd’s murderer.
The Peterloo massacre was one of the worst atrocities committed on British soil, but across the empire there were many such acts.
Students need to be taught about colonialism’s dark past.
There is something disconcerting about the Western move to denounce the human rights records of post-colonial states.