Barcelona has a collective memory beyond just the City’s siege in 1714, the Civil War and the crimes of Francosim. See how the shifting of the statue commemorating António Lopez y Lopez, a prominent slave trader, has renewed sensitivities about the use
The toil of the enslaved African was never a replacement for indigenous labour, which continued to be widely needed by the colonial economies and societies of Brazil, even after the arrival of Africans.
Director of the People's History Museum (PHM) in Manchester, UK, shows how the union between historical knowledge and emotions can improve our connectioons to the past.
The weak response to this pandemic is the result of years of weak responses to health problems as a whole. As in the past, the absence of leadership by government, added to xenophobia, misinformation, panic, disorder and chaos, deepens the current crisis
“Through literature we can learn to perceive the other, not scientifically as we would treat an object of study, but as a desire for otherness that renews the world and humanizes our differences.”
The Belgian historian analyzes cases of censorship, persecution and even deaths of historians by governments and regimes that have tried to control the writing of history.