Articles | Volume 77, issue 1
Geogr. Helv., 77, 127–131, 2022

Special issue: Black Mediterranean Geographies

Geogr. Helv., 77, 127–131, 2022
16 Mar 2022
Interface | 16 Mar 2022

Mediterranean afterlives and the memory of Black presence

Timothy Raeymaekers

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Short summary
The ideologies and policies that underpin modern state citizenship are not only fundamentally misogynous and racist, but they also are transversal to the extent that they legitimate the active transformation of bodies into instruments moulded to the needs of the nation state. The Black Mediterranean offers us scope to consider ongoing negotiations within these instrumental confines while also showing us the path towards alternate futures.