Bolaji (Bob) joined us to talk through histories of Poland's colonial extraction and the impact of whiteness, religion and (polish) centrism on racialisation and racism.
*We want to be clear that we understand and do not make light of Jewish persecution in Poland. We are always looking to improve our racial literacy especially in relation to Jewish populations across the world*
Balogun, B. (2018) ‘Polish Lebensraum: The Colonial Ambition to Expand on Racial terms’, Ethnic & Racial Studies, 41: 14, pp. 2561-2579.
Balogun, B. (2020) ‘Race and racism in Poland: Theorising and contextualising ‘Polish-centrism’, The Sociological Review. pp. 1-16.
Balogun, B. (forthcoming) ‘The Racial Contract, The Whiteness Contract'