Our Home is in Europe not in Asia

This adapted map, hanging on the door of a city-centre bookshop, highlights the Europe-Asia, so Europe-Russia dichotomy that enables a mobilising framing of the geopolitical battle over Ukraine.
While certainly shocking and orientalising to some, it is also notable that this binary continues to be applied in some scholarship. A particularly vivid example of this is Ewa M. Thompson’s ‘Imperial Knowledge: Russian Literature and Colonialism’ (2000).

Our Home is in Europe not in Asia

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