Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


SPRC In conversation with Kojo Koram

by Luke de Noronha and Kojo Koram

Kojo Korram

19 May 2022

Luke de Noronha welcomes Kojo Koram, Lecturer in Law at Birkbeck School of Law and author of Uncommon Wealth: Britain and the Aftermath of Empire (John Murray Press, 2022). Discussing his recent book, Kojo addresses questions around 20th century decolonisation, neoliberalism and national sovereignty, tying these threads to today’s spiralling global wealth inequality, accelerating climate crisis, migration and bordering, and the precarity expanding across so many different sectors in our society. 

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This conversation was recorded on 15th April 2022

Speakers: Luke de Noronha, Lecturer in Race, Ethnicity & Postcolonial Studies, UCL Sarah Parker Remond Centre  //  Kojo Koram, Lecturer in Law at Birkbeck School of Law, University of London
ProducerKaissa Karhu
Editors: Anita Langary and Kaissa Karhu