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29.10.18 | Danell Jones
Brit(ish) in Imperial London

To be black and British has long been fraught with difficulty. This Black History Month, Danell Jones considers the story of A.B.C. Merriman-Labor.

24.10.18 | Hurst Staff Thomas Abraham
World Polio Day: The Eradication of Polio

On World Polio Day, we look back at Thomas Abraham’s Twitter Q&A on ‘Polio: An Odyssey of Eradication’.

19.10.18 | Raffaello Pantucci
Al Muhajiroun’s Long Shadow

As Anjem Choudary is released from prison in the United Kingdom, Raffaello Pantucci considers the influence of al-Muhajiroun.

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14.09.18 | Kajsa Norman
A Very Swedish Election

Last week’s election saw big gains for the nationalist Sweden Democrats while the Social Democrats suffered their worst results in over a century. But is it really all because of rising xenophobia?

After Donald Trump’s statement that immigration is “a very negative thing”, Brian Catlos takes a look at how the demagogues of the political right harken back to a supposedly pure, white European culture, and how these arguments are based on a false, romanticized view of the past.

03.09.18 | Stig Jarle Hansen
‘What to do, and what not to do’

During her recent visit to the Horn of Africa, Theresa May showcased the British commitment to fighting Harakat Al Shabaa.

13.07.18 | Martin Plaut
Eritrea and Ethiopia have made peace

How it happened and what next

20.06.18 | Hurst Staff
Books for World Refugee Day

In recognition of World Refugee Day, we at Hurst have put together a selection of titles on refugees and immigration around the world.

At least three of the five Middle Eastern teams competing in this year’s World Cup in Russia promise to bring the region’s convoluted and messy politics with them.

13.06.18 | Bernardo Buarque de Hollanda
The 1950 World Cup, Brazil and the Maracanã Stadium

Bernardo Buarque de Hollanda discusses the 1950 World Cup stadium debate.

12.06.18 | Nicholas Walton
Singapore’s Tightrope Act

The circus is most certainly coming to Singapore. Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un meet on Sentosa Island.