• decolonisinglu@lancaster.ac.uk




  • Entangled Pasts, 1768–Now: Art, Colonialism and Change – An Illustrated Review (Museum Geographies)
  • Beyond images of war: Sammy Baloji’s work captures DR Congo’s vibrant arts and culture, challenging western views (The Conversation)
  • Schools don’t need to bin Shakespeare – but it’s time for us to teach him differently (The Guardian)
  • Cambridge’s slavery links have damaged its students (The Independent)
  • Is It Possible to Decolonise a Biennial? (Art Review)
  • Gabriel Massan’s Decolonial Games (Art Review)
  • How Colonial Photography Shaped Representations of Southeast Asia (Art Review)
  • I’m not afraid of anybody now’: the woman who revealed links between National Trust houses and slavery – and was vilified (The Guardian)
  • EU must face legacy of colonialism and support reparations, say MEPs (The Guardian)
  • ‘Hidden in plain sight’: the European city tours of slavery and colonialism (The Guardian)
  • Surge of interest in Ethiopian culture boosts case for return of treasures, says Sissay (The Guardian)
  • Recruitment of nurses from global south branded ‘new form of colonialism’ (The Guardian)


  • To accurately portray histories, museums need to do more than ‘reimagine’ galleries (The Conversation)
  • Church Commissioners’ research into historic links to African chattel enslavement (The Church of England)
  • Church fund ‘not enough’ to right slavery wrongs (BBC News)
  • THE FUND FOR HEALING, REPAIR AND JUSTICE (https://hrjfund.org/)
  • The Repatriation Project. The Delayed Return of Native Remains (PROPUBLICA)
  • The Blame – and the Shame – of Three Million Bengali Dead (The Wire)
  • Artist defends Tate Britain’s display of ‘undeniably racist’ Whistler mural (The Guardian)
  • Fostering Mathematical Brilliance in All Students (Medium)
  • A 19th-century Indian queen’s photographic work has been obscured by history (Scroll.in)
  • Why Muslim women cover their hair with a hijab and the importance of modesty in Islam (ABC News)
  • The Equality Charters – Good Practice Initiatives (AdvanceHE)
  • Gaza: a litmus test for the humanitarian sector’s commitment to decolonisation? (ODI)



  • 4 must-read books from east Africa: from Tanzanian masters to Ugandan queens (The Conversation)
  • There Can Be No Critique (Boston Review)
  • “How do you like your truth?”: Celebrating Benjamin Zephaniah (Institute of Development Studies)
  • British elites have long been a barrier to peace in the Middle East (openDemocracy)
  • Entangled Islands exhibition explores the history of Irish people in the Caribbean – an expert review (The Conversation)
  • Dozens of UK-linked vessels scrapped on South Asian beaches, despite ban (UNEARTHED)
  • Heirs of Power: Slaveholding Families (Reuters)
  • Invisible Windrush: how the stories of Indian indentured labourers from the Caribbean were forgotten (The Conversation)
  • ‘Colonial mentality’: from the Caribbean to Kenya, Black people are challenging hair discrimination (The Guardian)
  • Decolonising museums isn’t part of a ‘culture war’. It’s about keeping them relevant. (The Guardian)