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    Special report: “Have you come to see the shrunken heads?” University Museums face pressure to decolonise

    Oxford University’s museums, the Pitt Rivers and the Ashmolean, have seen a growing appeal to revisit their spaces and museum practices with a contemporary...

    New Bodleian exhibit sheds light on destructive legacy of the British Empire

    "The exhibition will take its visitors on a unique journey through the history of the slave trade by forcing them to consider the simple tools that ultimately enabled this systemic persecution."

    The Pitt Rivers must face its dark past

    Museum director Dr. Van Broekhoven agrees that a future must be found for the Pitt Rivers' colonial history

    Balliol accused of bowing to “anti-colonial” pressure by moving Viceroy’s portrait

    After taking it down for repairs, the college have not replaced the portrait of George Curzon to its hall.

    Oxford academics condemn “polemical and simplistic” research

    The professor described their actions as "collective online bullying"

    Oxford defends don accused of “whitewashing” the British empire

    Nigel Biggar had argued we should “moderate our post-imperial guilt”

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