A lot has changed over these twelve years. The world has indeed changed. Counting the latest issue, we have produced seven issues, with topics ranging from anarchism to feminism, race, food, music, cinema, the welfare state, and social conflicts. Skeptical of academic rules and conventions, we have had long discussions on how to manage editorial choices and select articles.
Recently, Zapruder World’s Editorial Board began partnering with various organizations, movements, and academic journals in a campaign of mutual promotion.
Below is a “Call for Solidarity Actions” in response to the repression of academics, and academic freedoms, in Turkey under Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s dictatorship-in-formation. Also, see below for additional resources.
A few years ago, a group of scholars and activists affiliated with the Italian collective Storie in Movimento (Histories in Movement) met in a snowy New York City to strategize the organization of an international History and activism open source journal. Soon after, Zapruder World was born.