Mourning the old world whilst building the new? A rejoinder
journal contributionposted on 10.10.2018, 15:19 by Leah Bassel, Akwugo Emejulu
With their focus on mourning, amnesia and counter-hegemony on shifting terrain in Britain, Gargi Bhattacharyya and Kim Allen have addressed the spirit of our book and added their own. Nicole Grégoire and Alexandra Kelbert offer us a different perspective informed by a long history of Afrofeminist activism on the European continent. We take this opportunity to express our heartfelt thanks and also to go further, collectively, in reflecting on the task behind us – as much as any piece of writing can be – and that which lies ahead. To do this we ask three questions.