Robbie Shilliam is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Queen Mary University of London. Robbie’s work aims to retrieve the importance of the thought and practice of enslaved Africans and their emancipated descendents for understanding the contemporary world order. He is also keen on investigating the links and connectivities between sufferers across the Global South. Robbie blogs at http://thedisorderofthings.com/ and has a personal blog at http://robbieshilliam.wordpress.com/ . He is co-convener of the British International Studies Association’s Colonial/Postcolonial/Decolonial working group http://cpdbisa.wordpress.com/ , a member of the International Advisory Board of the Transnational Decolonial Institute http://transnationaldecolonialinstitute.wordpress.com/ , and an advisor to the Rastafari Global Council http://www.rastafariglobalcouncil.org .