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BGTW Talks Travel webinar: Decolonising travel writing

What does ‘decolonise travel writing’ mean in practice? The genre of travel writing really took off during European expansion including the British Empire, with stories usually told from a white, male, Western gaze. In this debate, we’ll discuss the outdated tropes, stereotypes, language and images that often permeate modern travel writing and photography, why we…