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Making Settler Colonial Space: Perspectives on Race, Place and Identity (Palgrave UK, 2010) Edited by Tracey Banivanua Mar and Penelope Edmonds. To be launched by Patrick Wolfe. The new journal, settler colonial studies, introduced by Jane Carey and Lorenzo Veracini. When: Thursday 30th June, 5.00pm for a 5.30pm start Where: Gertrudes Brown Couch, 30 Gertrude […]

Helmut K Anheier and Yudhishthir Raj Isar (eds), Cultures and Globalization: Heritage, Memory and Identity (SAGE, 2011). Heritage, memory and identity are closely connected keywords of our time, each endowed with considerable rhetorical power. Different human groups define certain objects and practices as ‘heritage’; they envision heritage to reflect some form of collective memory, either […]

William Jackson reviews OHBE’s two new additions, Migration and Empire, and Settlers and Expatriates. a bit of it: The structure of the book combines a regional and thematic approach. The four opening chapters deal with the three major destinations for British migration: Canada, Australia and New Zealand – plus ‘Africa South of the Sahara’. For […]

Dear all, We are pleased to announce that the first issue of settler colonial studies is now available for your viewing. Check it out here. In this stage of its life, settler colonial studies is an online, open-access journal. There are may benefits of such a medium (among them, universally free access, and immediate registration […]

Here’s a teaser for the forthcoming settler colonial studies 1 (2011). ARTICLES Lorenzo Veracini: Introducing settler colonial studies pp. 1-12 Patrick Wolfe: After the Frontier: Separation and Absorption in US Indian Policy pp. 13-50 Scott Lauria Morgensen: The Biopolitics of Settler Colonialism: Right Here, Right Now pp. 51-75 Ivan Sablin and Maria Savelyeva: Mapping Indigenous […]

Satadru Sen, ‘Re-Orienting Whiteness, and: The Limits of British Colonial Control in South Asia: Spaces of Disorder in the Indian Ocean Region’ (review), Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 11, 3 (2010). Excerpts: Both volumes reviewed here take off from what has now become a familiar launching point for studies of whiteness: Ann Stoler’s contention […]

Nicholas T. Luetzow, ‘Colonialism, Conflict, and the Religious Response’ (MSc Thesis: South Dakota State University, 2010) Abstract (Summary) Nearly every country has participated in colonization or has been threatened by colonization. Modeling the processes used by colonizers and the native reaction to colonization will further understanding of current international relationships and past conflicts. This study […]

Robert K. Hitchcock and Samuel Totten, ed., Genocide of Indigenous Peoples (Transaction: New Brunswick, 2011). An estimated 350 to 600 million indigenous people reside across the globe. Numerous governments fail to recognize its indigenous peoples living within their borders. It was not until the latter part of the twentieth century that the genocide of indigenous […]