Declarations


Posted by Declarations on

Is Reclaiming Cultural Heritage an Issue of Human Rights? (With Rodney Kelly)

What does cultural heritage mean, who can claim it, and what does it have to do with rights?

With a significant number of artifacts on display in British museums having been removed from their original owners during periods of colonisation, this episode tackles the intersection between cultural artefacts, and larger issues of justice such as racial inequality, systemic injustice, and property rights.

Gweagal activist, Rodney Kelly, joined us from Australia, to speak about his fight for the return of Gweagal spears and shields held by the Museum of Archeology and Anthropology in Cambridge, and the British Museum.

Posted by Declarations on

Is Economics About Human Rights? (with Dr Ha-Joon Chang)

Does the state have an obligation to provide certain goods and services? Can we afford the welfare state? And does the free market even exist?

We sit down with world-renowned economist Dr Ha-Joon Chang, author of “23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism”, to explore economic rights, the welfare state, and neoliberalism in the age of Trump and Brexit.