Teaching pupils about the 'benefits' of the British empire will only promote ignorance of the past | Kojo Koram

The Guardian 18:11 04.04

From the royals’ awkward Caribbean tour to the Windrush scandal, empire still shapes our world. So why does silence reign over the subject in schools, asks Kojo Koram, law lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London


What we are getting wrong in the fight against antisemitism in Britain | David Feldman

The Guardian 15:12 18.02

Anti-Jewish hate incidents are rising. But political consensus in Westminster means little without a wide anti-racist coalition, says David Feldman of the Birkbeck Institute for the Study of Antisemitism


The Tories don’t want a modern drugs strategy – they prefer outdated macho rhetoric | Kojo Koram

The Guardian 18:10 07.12

While the world moves towards an evidence-based approach, the UK government is still stuck in the past, says Birkbeck law lecturer Kojo Koram