The Development of British Overseas Humanitarianism and the Congo Reform Campaign

  title={The Development of British Overseas Humanitarianism and the Congo Reform Campaign},
  author={Dean Pavlakis},
  journal={Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History},
  pages={ - }
  • Dean Pavlakis
  • Published 2010
  • History
  • Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History
Exploring the UK's Doctrine of Humanitarian Intervention
ABSTRACT UK governments have often claimed that humanitarian intervention – without the consent of the target state and if necessary without express UN Security Council authorization – is legallyExpand
Church, State, and “Native Liberty” in the Belgian Congo
Abstract This essay describes a religious freedom controversy that developed between the world wars in the Belgian colony of the Congo, where Protestant missionaries complained that Catholic priestsExpand
Anglo-Italian relations in the Red Sea and Zanzibar, 1880-1888
When Italy became a fully united country in 1870, Britain was an enthusiastic supporter of the new state. This feeling was reciprocated, with Italy regarding Britain as her most sincere friend inExpand
Transatlantic Dimensions of the Congo Reform Movement, 1904–1908
The Congo Reform Association (CRA) was part of a transnational humanitarian movement that sought to end Leopold II’s hold on the Congo Free State (CFS). Whilst the CRA’s effective lobbying of theExpand
Abstract This article explores early twentieth-century British political and humanitarian engagement with the Balkans. It focuses on the Balkan Committee, a liberal pressure group that served as theExpand
The ‘Civilisation Guild’ and the ‘Engineers of Depression’: The Case of S. Thomé Cocoa
A justificatory memorandum from 1906 about the model of native labour employed in the Portuguese colonies — which was designed to respond to the ‘propaganda, lately renewed with insistence’ that wasExpand
British liberalism and the Balkans, c. 1875-1925
This is a study of the place of the Balkans in British liberal politics from the late-Victorian era to the aftermath of the First World War. It argues that engagement with the region was part of aExpand
Is ‘Genocide’ an Anachronistic Concept for the Study of Early Modern Mass Killing?: Is ‘Genocide’ an Anachronistic Concept?
Is it anachronistic to apply the term ‘genocide’, coined in 1943, to ancient or early modern mass killings, even to those that might fit the mid-twentieth- century definition? Historians must analyseExpand
One hundred years of suffering? “Humanitarian crisis photography” and self-representation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Humanitarian images streaming from the ongoing conflict in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are not “new”. In fact, contemporary aid and journalistic images strikingly mimicExpand
Africanist Discourse and Its Transnational Malleability: Conrad's Contemporaries in the Low Countries
That Conrad shared many of his ideas on the Congo Free State with reformer Roger Casement is well-known, while “Outpost of Progress” (1897), Heart of Darkness (1899), and his and Ford Madox Ford'sExpand


Defining Contemporary Forms of Slavery: Updating a Venerable NGO
No human rights abuse has resulted in more formal international treaties than slavery. The great majority of these agreements resulted from pressure from civil society, starting in Great Britain lateExpand
Triumph of the Expert: Agrarian Doctrines of Development and the Legacies of British Colonialism
  • 2007
The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good
1. Planners Versus Searchers WHY PLANNERS CANNOT BRING PROSPERITY 2. The Legend of the Big Push 3. You Can't Plan a Market 4. Planners and Gangsters ACTING OUT THE BURDEN 5. The Rich Have Markets,Expand
The French Empire Between the Wars: Imperialism, Politics and Society
Introduction The Setting - politics and colonial administration after the First World War 1. Consolidation and expansion 2. Colonial planning and administrative practice 3. The empire and the FrenchExpand
After slavery : emancipation and its discontents
African History Vol 43 "a very useful summary of events in these areas and research on them...provides an interesting discussion of the differences between the "colonial" and "protectorate" models ofExpand
Slavery in the Twentieth Century: The Evolution of a Global Problem
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Chapter 1: The Rise of the British Antislavery Movement Chapter 3 Chapter 2: Forging a Treaty Network Against the Slave Trade Chapter 4 Chapter 3: Emancipation in TheoryExpand
"Diplomacy of Conscience: Amnesty International and Changing Human Rights Norms", Ann Marie Clark, Princeton 2001 : [recenzja] / Elwira Górna.
A small group founded Amnesty International in 1961 to translate human rights principles into action. "Diplomacy of Conscience" provides a rich account of how the organization pioneered a combinationExpand