Bruno Macaes

Britain could be a Eurasian capital

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Not so long ago, I was walking opposite Whitechapel Gallery in London in what’s now known as Altab Ali Park. It has been refashioned and turned into a wonderful little museum dedicated to Bengali culture and arts. There are statues, a poem by Tagore and so on. And even a photo shoot for a fashion magazine, with a Bangladeshi model posing for the cameras.

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Bruno Macaes
Bruno Maçães was the Portuguese Europe Minister from 2013-2015 and is the author of History Has Begun (Hurst 2020). His book on the pandemic will be published in September

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