Stories about History from April, 2019
"Every year, we invest in Formula 1 but not in our education system? Why?"
Born during the 1998-2002 Argentinian economic depression, Arte Callejero began paying attention to visual, artistic responses to the crisis.
Leica's promo video referencing Tiananmen Square massacre went viral on Chinese social media. Then, it disappeared.
For days, users were forbidden from writing the words "Leica" in English and "徕卡" in Chinese on Weibo.
"Berger is offering their synthetic paints to the Alpona artists of Tikoil village. The artists will no longer need to paint every season, colors will last forever. What a horror!
The crackdown on internet freedom in early June has become an iconic source of panic for the Communist Party of China.
A new online database of nearly 40,000 historical images offers a glimpse of life under the wartime occupation of northeast China by Japan.
Artist Amado Alfadni transforms Sudan's iconic Bint El Sudan perfume label into a revolutionary message.
Slovenian officials pledged to "never interfere in any of the media’s editorial policy."
Far more Azeris live in Iran than in Azerbaijan. When Armenia's PM visited Tehran earlier this year, they made their voices heard.
For decades Nepal’s history has excluded the stories of marginalized, underprivileged and indigenous peoples. These exhibitions draw attention to problematic social hierarchies and invasive international influences in Nepal.