The public event ‘Decolonising Russia’s War in Ukraine’ (26 March) gave first-hand insights into the experiences of Ukrainians and others under Russian militarism – much closer than some might imagine to those of the Global South under western imperialism. Co-organisers Vlad Vazheyevskyy, Sasha Shestakova, Anna Engelhardt and Michał Murawski report. Read on for a guide to the day’s highlights, and to learn how the war kept interrupting the proceedings. Continue reading “The Front Runs Through Us”
In her interviews with three Belarusian artists on their work portraying the recent political protests in Belarus, Pippa Crawford, Final Year Russian Studies Student at UCL SSEES, highlights the fundamental role art has played in the protests. Continue reading ‘We Can’t Be Afraid Anymore’ – Artists Behind the Frontline in Belarus
Michael Wilson considers Greek mythology’s Daidalos as an early example of research mobility. Continue reading Daidalos – the first of Europe’s mobile researchers?
Dr Kathryn Murphy, Associate Professor of English and Fellow at Oriel College, Oxford University, on representations of Noli Me Tangere, touching, distance and the fine art of keeping apart. Continue reading Touching distance – the fine art of keeping apart