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Britons in Iroquoia

Watch Charles Prior’s talk on ‘Britons in Iroquoia’, which was part of ‘Global Georgians: Transnational Interactions with the British Monarchy’, a roundtable hosted by our friends at the Georgian Papers…

Podcasts & Media

Treatied Spaces broadcasts on a range of environmental and Indigenous topics

Indigenous Matrilineal Communities

Indigenous Peruvian scholar Dr Mariaelena Huambachano (Quechua, Syracuse University) and Joy Porter spoke on BBC Women’s Hour about Matrilineal Communities on 27 August 2022.

Indigenous naming practices

Joy Porter spoke with BBC Radio Bristol’s John Darvall about Indigenous naming practices, on 12 July 2022.

Pocahontas and Pop Media

Joy Porter spoke to Stig Abell about the story of Pocahontas, on Times Radio Breakfast on 5 April 2022.


Pekka Hämäläinen, Can Colonial Nations Truly Recognise the Sovereignty of Native People? (Aeon) Pekka Hämäläinen, The Pipe Holds Them All Together (Lapham’s Quarterly) Joy Porter, Oscar first for Native American…

Scotland and Native America

Joy Porter appeared on BBC Radio Scotland as part of a special feature on connections between Scotland and Native America. Airdate: 26 January 2020. A report on her comments appeared…

Black Lives Matter

Greg Smithers (British Academy Global Professor) with text and photographs on The Power of Empty Pedastals, and providing a range of commentary on race and product branding in The New…

Mount Rushmore

Joy Porter appeared on the BBC News Channel to provide commentary on President Trump’s speech at Mount Rushmore on 3 July 2020.

Racism and Advertising

British Academy Global Professor Greg Smithers contributed to a Bloomberg Quicktake, ‘Behind the Design’ that explores how racial prejudice is built into the design of tech products and algorithms.

New Books Network

Charles Prior commissions and hosts author interview podcasts on the New Books Network. Pitch an interview. Featured episode