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'The Commonality of Strangers', a new exhibition launching today at the New Art Exchange, is a reminder that belonging is a set of alliances and allegiances and not something that can be defined in terms of ancestral claims, skin colour, and packaged territorial boundaries, argues Roger Bromley.
New in Ceasefire, Reflections - Sunday, April 20, 2014 17:32 - 1 CommentAs the twentieth anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda is commemorated this month, Roger Bromley reflects on the ways in which moral disengagement - the readiness to slaughter with impunity – was produced by discourses of ideological justification.
New in Ceasefire, Reflections - Sunday, September 29, 2013 14:51 - 0 CommentsAs the Conservative Party conference opens in Manchester today, Immigration is likely to be a main theme, with UKIP in the role of Banquo’s ghost. Roger Bromley explores the ways in which ‘ethnic boundaries’ are increasingly being ‘heated into significance’, as questions of sovereignty are talked up as a major political distraction from the real economic and social problems facing the country.
Arts & Culture, New in Ceasefire, Reflections - Wednesday, July 10, 2013 0:00 - 7 CommentsIn his latest column, Roger Bromley pays tribute to Stuart Hall, one of Britain's greatest living public intellectuals, on the occasion of the release of 'The Unfinished Conversation', an exhibition celebrating the enormous, enduring influence of Hall's work.
New in Ceasefire, Reflections - Wednesday, April 24, 2013 0:00 - 1 CommentIn the ongoing debate over Thatcher's legacy, there is a danger of simplifying Thatcherism to a point where it seems more substantial, unique and monolithic than it ever was. In fact, Thatcherism was far less articulate and more opportunistic and improvised than is now claimed, argues Roger Bromley in his latest column.
New in Ceasefire, Reflections - Friday, November 9, 2012 20:28 - 0 CommentsIn his latest column, Professor Roger Bromley reflects on the role of Arab writers and artists -from Egypt, Palestine, Syria and beyond - in the political upheavals raging across the region.
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