There’s no ship quite like HMS Belfast

As you navigate the alleys surrounding London Bridge tube station and emerge onto the banks of the Thames, you are met with a compelling sight. On the northern bank, The Monument to the Great Fire of London peeks out amongst the looming megastructures of the City, while to the right sits the imposing Tower of…

Postcolonialism You Can Dance To

Inez Bartram Vilar explores Portugal’s postcolonial legacy to show how it has influenced and shaped Lisbon’s unique and diverse music scene – tracing the journey from it’s heritage to its infusion into mainstream popular culture. Though less expansive than the French or English, Portugal had a strong colonial presence in Africa. This lead up to the independence of…