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    ‘Because I shall write the history’: The National Trust’s uphill battle...

    "The National Trust’s attempt to simply avoid censorship is perceived as a threat by those who are more interested in following the traditional heroic narrative of British imperialism, obscuring a reality of millions of deaths."

    New online hub raises awareness of University’s colonial past

    The online hub includes details on the University's efforts to address system racism in education, including outreach programmes which aim to provide support to Black applicants at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

    Oxford’s imperial present: ‘postcolonialism’ doesn’t mean it’s over

    "What could this mean for Oxford? It requires a recognition as students and members of the university that we are not the pinnacle of merit, but the pinnacle of privilege."

    Cameroon and the problematic nature of humanitarian aid

    "Humanitarian aid, by its very nature, creates a narrative based on status imbalance, forming a relationship between those who need help, and those who fly across the world to provide it."

    Fresh old stuff that hurts in the right places

    New period drama forces us to rethink what we want from history.

    Opinion – Britain’s education system must break its silence

    TW: Racism During the six months I spent in Australia in Year 9 I learnt more about the history of imperialism, the atrocities committed...

    Can museums be decolonised? The restitution question

    The first step of reckoning with our colonial past is recognising its remaining presence. Every aspect of modern life is informed by the spoils...

    Where Things Turn Out Different

    Bombay is an Anglicisation of the Marathi word Mumbai. For this reason, it has become a source of awkwardness.

    Review: Uncomfortable Oxford Tour

    The tour began at the Carfax tower with tales of the town-gown divide in the early days of Oxford University. A third year undergraduate led the group of students and tourists around the town centre.

    Union candidate dropped from slate for “colonialism is underrated” JCR motion

    The controversial comment was part of a motion for a "declaration of war on St. Edmund's Hall".