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About Kate Hodgson

Kate Hodgson is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool, working on a British Academy-funded project, ‘Haiti and the International Politics of Anti-Slavery’. Follow Kate on Twitter @KateJHodgson.

Articles by Kate Hodgson

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Is memory enough? Remembering the racial legacies of slavery in France today

France is the only European slave-trading nation to legally recognise slavery and the slave trade as crimes against humanity, but questions of racial discrimination and colonial exploitation remain unresolved.

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