Written by Jack Bennett. Humanitarian intervention has become an accepted part of international relations, with global current affairs and news headlines from the Balkans in the 1990s to the current crisis in Syria and the Middle East. The origins of humanitarianism can be traced back to the Civil War which erupted in Nigeria in the decades following decolonisation and independence. Continue reading Civil War and United States Humanitarianism in Nigeria
Written by Tessa Rodrigues. How We Disappeared is a profound tale told by Jing-Jing Lee which gives a voice to a forgotten generation of Singapore after the Second World War. Continue reading Review: How We Disappeared by Jing-Jing Lee
Written by Ella Raphael. This article explores the history of the International Monetary Fund and its advantages and disadvantages. Continue reading The International Monetary Fund during the Cold War: Charitable Body or Neo-colonial Power?
Written by Mhairi Ferrier. The Five, by social historian Hallie Rubenhold, tells the untold stories of Jack the Ripper’s victims – the Canonical Five. Painstakingly researched, The Five provides the reader with a view into nineteenth-century society’s attitudes and norms. Continue reading Review: ‘The Five’
Written by Lewis Twiby. The League against Imperialism (LAI), which first met in Brussels in 1927, has often been overlooked in the history of internationalism and anti-colonialism – often it is regarded as a ‘failure’ or a front for the Comintern. Continue reading The League Against Imperialism: Interwar Anti-Colonial Internationalism