Episode 2- Culture of silence in International relations and politics
In this episode, we are in conversation with Dr. Heba Youssef who is an senior lecturer of International Relations and Politics at the University of Brighton. In this episode, we discuss the events that shaped world as we know it and its erasure of Black history . Heba offers some nuggets of wisdom from the works of Postcolonial and Decolonial scholars Edward Said and Frantz Fanon. Additional book recommendations include:
- Plantation Memories: Episodes of Everyday Racism by Grada Kilomba
- Decolonising the Academy by Melz Owusu
- Various novels by Radwa ‘Ashur.
The poem in this episode is entitled ‘Unknown’ and is written and recited by Noor Abu Nayla.