Archive for May, 2022

Abstract: We evaluate the complexity of temporary migration schemes in contrast to the longstanding approach to immigration as a key aspect of nation-building in settler societies. Until the early 1990s, predominantly one-way, permanent immigration schemes were preferred in settler societies such as Australia. In an increasingly fluid global context, temporary migrants are more susceptible to […]


Abstract: Throughout history the agency of social citizenship has resulted in actions that both include and exclude certain individuals and groups through political, economic, and civic interaction. This creates abject spaces of limited rights, inclusion and belonging. Divergent and nested lived experiences of how processes and practices of social citizenship are enacted, embodied, and emplaced […]


Abstract: US public parks are ideological sites where settler-colonial curriculum of territoriality is enacted through their organization and design. However, public parks and the rhetorics of nature and democracy that often frame them are rarely problematized as White settler projects occupying the colonized land. Drawing on the scholarship of decolonial, land-based education, this article critiques […]


Abstract: Israeli innovations in “green” technology are ostensibly aimed at sustainable resource management and climate change mitigation. But sustainable development and environmental (in)justice in Palestine/Israel need to be examined through interdisciplinary perspectives that account for the broader settler colonial and neoliberal contexts in which they occur. Taking into account the historical and geographic context of […]


Description: Faint traces of Indigenous people and their histories abound in American media, memory, and myths. Indigeneity often remains absent or invisible, however, especially in contemporary political and intellectual discourse about white supremacy, anti-Blackness, and racism in general. In this ambitious new book, Kevin Bruyneel confronts the chronic displacement of Indigeneity in the politics and […]


Abstract: This article employs the framework of critical infrastructure studies to outline the settler–colonial oppression and decolonial resistance in the Crimean Peninsula. It shows how Soviet and Russian colonialism intertwined ongoing landscape destruction with forced displacements and colonial othering. In addition, it outlines the laborious process of decolonial nourishment to define infrastructure beyond settler terms, […]


Excerpt: There is a frenetic push to understand and address ecosystem change and biodiversity loss as drivers of pandemic virus emergence. But despite the growth of one health and planetary health concepts over the last few decades, we continue to see a minimisation of structural forces (including settler colonialism, capitalism, and globalisation) in the framing […]


Abstract: This article puts three discourses about resistance and violence, coming from two distinctsettler colonial contexts, in conversation, to highlight a distinctive theory of changeassociated with contemporary Indigenous movements. The first, from South Africa, canbe seen in the writings of Nelson Mandela. It offers a dialectical view of resistance,where the oppressor sets the terms of […]


Abstract: This dissertation examines how settlers came to terms with the landscape and the peoples in the areas in which they were based, from the last third of the nineteenth century to 1945. Focusing on museums and art galleries in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Canada, as well as on the scientists, philanthropists, and […]


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