Black lives matter


Challenging eurocentrism in European feminist foreign policies

Connecting Black History Month with Women’s History Month, EUI Max Weber Fellow Miriam Mona Mukalazi and Fennet Habte from the Global Public Policy Institute reflect on African feminist thought, on feminist foreign policies, and call for feminist solidarity to try to change global politics.

Black Realities: Confronting Racism in Europe

In this post for the 2024 Black History Month exhibition at the EUI, History researcher Daphné Budasz reflects on the long history of dehumanisation and systemic oppression of people of African descent across time in Europe.

Colonial memory and the social role of history

In the momentum of the Black Lives Matter protests, cities around the world have been challenged to remove commemorative statues recalling their colonial or slaveholding pasts. EUI history researcher Daphné Budasz examines these controversies through a reflection on commemoration, national identity and the social role of history.