In 1931, faced with the praise of the values of colonization at an exposition organized at Vincennes, anti-imperialist militants organized the response. If historiography has retained their counter-exposition, co-organized with communists at different levels (Communist Party, International, Anti-Imperialist League), the anti-imperialist campaign that surrounded it is less well known. Yet, bringing together various anti-imperialist actors during some critical moments, this campaign crystallized the state of anti-imperialism during the late 1920s and early 1930s, and reactivated connections between activists of various origins. This campaign provoked a renegotiation of the prioritization of struggles during the “class against class” strategy of the Komintern.

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