Philippines at the crossroads: mapping the international presence in the Philippine literary field in Spanish between 1872 and 1945. University of Antwerp
Belgian missionaries and faith-based development work in Ranchi, India. Colonial legacy and present-day relevance. KU Leuven
(Post) Ottoman Migrants and the Origins of the Modern World University of Antwerp
Belgian cinema from a postcolonial perspective. An interdisciplinary study of interculturality in Belgian cinema from 1960 till now with a focus on Belgian representations of Congo. University of Antwerp
The project will create a network of researchers at universities and colleges in Karnataka, which will participate in rejuvenating and decolonizing the social sciences and humanities in the region and meet the local demand for scientifically informed debate on societal issues. The research network will emerge through a range of activities: workshops, expert classes, lecture series, national conference, research activities, dissemination ...
The "Awad el Djouh Affair". Slave Trade, Human Rights and the shaping of the Postcolonial World (1948-1962) Ghent University
The project deals with mediatised stories on slave trade from West Africa to Saudi Arabia in the mid 20th century and their effects on International and National Legislature. It will address both the construction of the postcolonial world in the 1950s, and the current reshaping of global history as a practice, through approaches taken in translocal and institutional world history.
Geographies of aid intervention in Palestine Ghent University
Recent scholarship has highlighted the problems associated with aid effectiveness in the occupied Palestinian territories. Faith in economic development to keep alive the U+201Cpeace processU+201D, as well as the dominantU+201Cpost-conflictU+201D framework has shaped most development interventions since the Oslo accords. Less research has been done about the microgeographies of development intervention in general, and the ways in which these ...