Tag: Contemporary History
Written by Claudia Efemini. What role did British and federal Nigerian press play during the Nigerian Civil War? Claudia Efemini discusses the troubling role much of the press, influenced by neo-colonial considerations, played in enabling massacres like at Asaba and in increasing the severity of the conflict.
Written by Melissa Kane. The current cultural fascination with #Cottagecore, encompassed by a rural idyll shared on social media websites, is rooted in a long history of romanticised escapism. But where did this start? And how does Marie Antoinette play a role in Cottagecore?
Written by Inge Erdal. Over the decades, Scotland has witnessed an enormous amount of centralised wrangling with its local government structures. From Royal Commissions to Governance Reviews, the political structure of the nation has rarely been shaped by local communities.