Empire & Exile

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Amita Mistry, “Imperialism and the British Left – Redefining the Pax Britannica, 1918-1959”

Amita will be presenting her paper demonstrating how geopolitical shifts, and the consequent changes in the threat of war, impacted left-wing attitudes to imperialism in Britain.

Julie Partsch, ““I’m a Londoner”: Exile Experiences of Children of Anti-Apartheid Activists across Lusaka, London, and Maputo”

Julie’s research explores the three key exile locations through their communities, their political roles in the South African struggle, their interactions with other sites of exile and global politics, as well as their geographical location, examining the role of these dynamics in the identity formation of children raised in exile.