Those maps in the archives: very Sebald. Rembrandt allusion, nice touch, too.
More explicitly about what makes a nation a nation, though. Might be the borders. 11 more words
I already knew about the Rhodes protests before I left Leeds. I had been sent an email by our South African colleague, telling us that the University of Cape Town was alive with student activists protesting at the slow pace of transformation twenty years after the fall of apartheid, and demanding the removal of the statue of colonialist Cecil Rhodes, who presides over the campus looking north to the rest of the continent. 1,504 more words