African Diaspora, black England

BLACK SKIN, WHITE FATIGUES: Opposing Imperialist Army Recruitment colonialism’s ‘martial races’, mercenaries and death squads

As part of the First Annual Malcolm X Summer Festival, the Malcolm X Movement is organising this event:

BLACK SKIN, WHITE FATIGUES: Opposing Imperialist Army Recruitment colonialism’s ‘martial races’, mercenaries and death squads

Black Skin White Fatigues

Speakers will focus on Asian and African recruitment into colonial armies, recruitment strategies today and the covert recruitment of mercenaries delivering imperialist aims today.

Free light refreshments will be provided.

Speakers:

– Marika Sherwood – Presenting her research on recruitment of African people into colonial armies

– Roshan Kissoon – On Gurkha (Nepali) recruitment

– Moustafa Traore – speaking on French colonial recruitment of African peoples and their uses in divide and rule of African and Asian colonial peoples

– Sukant Chandan – On recruitment of the colonially defined ‘martial race’ of Punjabis into the British Army

Sun Aug 16th 4pm, Marx Memorial Library.
Clerkenwell Green EC1R 0DU (2mins walk from Farringdon tube)
There will be free light refreshments provided
£5 suggested entry

Organised by the Malcolm X Movement as part of the first annual Malcolm X Summer Festival 2015 #MXSummerFest

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