author={Peo Hansen and Stefan Jonsson},
  pages={443 - 463}
Abstract This essay examines the history of the ‘Eurafrican project’ as it evolved from the Pan-European movement in the 1920s to its institutionalization in the European Economic Community (EEC) (i.e. today's EU) in the late 1950s. As shown in the essay, practically all of the visions, movements and concrete institutional arrangements working towards European integration during this period placed Africa's incorporation into the European enterprise as a central objective. As so much of the… 
Imperial Origins of European Integration and the Case of Eurafrica: A Reply to Gary Marks 'Europe and its Empires’
This article offers a critique of Gary Marks’ recent article in JCMS, entitled ‘Europe and Its Empires: From Rome to the European Union’. Although it sympathizes with Marks’ invocation of empire as a
This article and the related interview aim at exploring the intellectual legacy of Dipesh Chakrabarty’s book Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Though and Historical Difference (2000). The
Thinking Europe Otherwise: Lessons from the Caribbean
The article makes a case for Europe as a creolized space, or Europe Otherwise. It argues that, in order to account for both the transregional entanglements and the internal hierarchies that European
Demographic Colonialism: EU–African Migration Management and the Legacy of Eurafrica
This article analyses current EU–African migration policy, but argues that it must be understood in its historical context. Whereas migration today is to be managed in the framework of an EU-African
Colonial or Continental Power? The Debate over Economic Expansion in Interwar France, 1925–1932
  • J. Bohling
  • History, Economics
    Contemporary European History
  • 2017
In the 1920s various French elites argued that the nation state was not viable in an increasingly interdependent world economy dominated by ‘continental blocs’ such as the United States and the
Myths of Commonwealth Betrayal: UK–Africa Trade Before and After Brexit
Abstract This article critically interrogates claims that a British exit from the European Union (EU) (Brexit) will create opportunities for the UK to escape the EU’s apparent protectionism and
The European Parliament and development cooperation: democratic participation in the ‘low politics’ of EU external relations
ABSTRACT The European Parliament enjoys an array of powers in development cooperation, ranging from legislative and budgetary powers to scrutiny and democratic oversight. However, its role has
Whither Europe?
The financial collapse of 2008, and its consequences of recession in the Eurozone and beyond, has exacerbated tensions at the heart of the postwar European project. The politics of austerity has
Africans in Calais: Migrants, Rights, and French Cosmopolitanism
When I first came to France in the mid-1980s to join a PhD program at the Sorbonne University, my knowledge of racial and ethnic questions was very limited. The AngloAmerican studies I had followed
A Geography of Coloniality: Re-narrating European Integration
  • Johanna Turunen
  • Sociology
    Dissonant Heritages and Memories in Contemporary Europe
  • 2019
Turunen discusses how the “European significance” of the European Heritage Label (EHL) sites has been narrated through interconnections of European values and European integration. She argues that,


The Diplomacy of the Rome Treaty, 1956-57
The moves in Europe towards various forms of greater regional co-operation and unity since I945 have already produced a significant body of historical literature. Unfortunately, little of it analyses
A Diplomatic Revolution: Algeria's Fight for Independence and the Origins of the Post-Cold War Era
Algeria sits at the crossroads of the Atlantic, European, Arab and African worlds. Yet, unlike the colonial wars in Korea and Vietnam, the Algerian war for independence has rarely been viewed as a
Africa In World Politics
Like other regions of the South in world politics, Africa has been greatly affected by the interests and ambitions of external powers. During the sixteenth century, the slave trade began to integrate
Suez: Britain's End of Empire in the Middle East
This title includes a new Foreword by WM. Roger Louis. On 26 July 1956, the British Empire received a blow from which it would never recover. On this day, Egypt's President Gamal Abdul Nasser
The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa, 1939-56
Abbreviations Introduction 1. The MacDonald-Mandel conversations on Anglo-French Colonial co-operation 2. Anglo-French relations and the war in West Africa 1939-1942 3. Wartime policy in West Africa:
Entente Neo-Coloniale?: Ernest Bevin and the Proposals for an Anglo–French Third World Power, 1945–1949
Ernest Bevin made the Third World Power project his own. He sought an imperial grouping led by Britain and France with economic and defence components and social-democratic values. It was to be a way
Africa and the Ideology of Eurafrica: Neo-Colonialism or Pan-Africanism?
This article is an inquiry into the major causes of the continued state of underdevelopment and dependency of Africa in spite of its enormous wealth and tremendous economic potential. It constitutes
Taking Off the Cold War Lens: Visions of North-South Conflict during the Algerian War for Independence
EVEN BEFORE EDWARD SAID'S Orientalism APPEARED SOME TWENTY YEARS AGO, Arab, French, and American scholars had begun to jostle the keystone connecting knowledge and power in the imperial edifice.
The "Black Horror on the Rhine": Race as a Factor in Post-World War I Diplomacy
In the bitter struggles which attended the early enforcement of the Treaty of Versailles in western Europe, perhaps the most surprising and certainly the most treacherous weapon which France and
Suez. Britain's End of Empire in the Middle East
demands of engineers, technicians, and military strategists, who sought to provide the most credible of nuclear deterrents (pp. 131–38). From the international perspective, Moore’s research provides