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...
"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."
Museum director Dr. Van Broekhoven agrees that a future must be found for the Pitt Rivers' colonial history
After taking it down for repairs, the college have not replaced the portrait of George Curzon to its hall.
The professor described their actions as "collective online bullying"