Key Moments

Rossen Djagalov

The following account of the Moscow-based Communist University for Toilers of the East in Moscow (1921-1938) seeks to counter the prevailing tendency among scholars of the Global South to foreshorten the history of their subject.

Stephen DiTrolio Coakley

The first conference of the Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians (EATWOT) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 1976, was a decisive catalyst for shifting the larger theological conversation towards the Global South.

Hala Halim

If the received critical wisdom dates the birth of postcolonial theory to 1978 with the publication in New York of Edward Said's Orientalism, it is high time that a “pre-postcolonial” be recuperated and critically assessed...

Ivana Ancic

The 1961 Non-Aligned Conference in Belgrade was the first official summit of the Non-Aligned Movement, orchestrated by three key figures...