Digital Florentine Codex is a 16th-century manuscript that details, in both the Spanish and Nahuatl languages, the culture and history of the Mexica (Aztec) people, including the invasion of Mexico City by the Spaniards. It also covers local knowledge. This new upgrade has extensive translations and can now be searched in English via themes such as […]
Decolonizing Sexualities Network A transnational collective which provides information on its website about its membership activity and events. It includes research articles from its journal and a blog and a bibliography of readings. Contributions are from the global south and north, and consider a wide range of themes including LGBT+ issues and their relationship to […]
Based at Newcastle archive, the Gertrude Bell archive contains over 10,000 items including correspondence, diaries, photographs (albums and negatives as well as loose prints), notebooks, lecture and photographic notes, and memoranda relating to her archaeology and travels in the Middle East. They include annotated images of photos on the peoples of Iraq. Important for the […]
Vanishing Empire A tour of city of London developed by London Arts and Humanities Partnership research student Hardeep Dhindsa as part of a placement at Bishopsgate Institute which explores and traces the legacy of the British Empire and colonialism in the streets and architecture of the centre of London. Download the self guided map to learn […]
Find out which Indigenous lands you live on using an interactive map. Victor Temprano and Native Land Digital, an indigenous-led non-profit, have created this map to represent the viewpoint of indigenous peoples worldwide on their loss of land. It enables visualisations of original owners of land and areas effected by colonial treaties. Search by people and treaty. […]
Pacific Manuscript Bureau is useful tool for researchers of ethnography and colonial, social, political history of the region. The online resources page details digitisation projects including photographs Also see links to a recent New Guinea photo index which provides a listing of collections in different archives and libraries worldwide.
A resource from the British Library. This literary timeline explores the history of Black literature and writing in Britain through approx. 50 texts written by people who were born in former British colonies in Africa, the Caribbean and Americas. It also has a poster teachers can download and lists of further reading.