Anticolonial Asian History

Special Event

Anticolonial Asian History

Sat 02 Oct , 6.00pm – 7.00pm AEST

Tune in for a crash course in Anticolonial Asian History with a crack team of excellent Asian Australian writers. Speaking to their personal ancestory and the interconnectedness of many Asian histories they discuss the continent and diaspora’s relationship with decolonisation, world peace, disarmament, and self-determination; including Bandung 1955, the first large-scale meeting of African and Asian nations, at which the term the Global South was formed to refer to the interconnected histories and destinies of these independent nation-states.


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