Tag: colonial heritage

Photo Essay: Finding a place for historical nostalgia in Postcolonial Anthropology

standplaatswereld , January 13th, 2021


by Yatou Sallah I have long been intrigued by the anthropological framing of Africans in the context of postcolonialism. As scholars and theorists in the field attempt to…


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Colonial Ruins in Padang

standplaatswereld , February 14th, 2017


Colonial godown next to railways By Freek Colombijn The American anthropologist Ann Stoler argues that the ‘ruins of empire’, or ‘imperial debris’, must be studied less as ‘dead…


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