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    Oxford University Music Faculty responds to media coverage

    The Music Faculty offered an explanation to students about curriculum reforms on 6 April 2021, following media coverage in The Telegraph and Daily Mail....

    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."

    Location, Location, Location

    The map says this is where it should be, there’s even a small picture of it next to the room number. And yet it’s wrong. Despite the number of hours, late night shifts and spreadsheet compilations, that went into finding the perfect location for the object within the museum, standing in front of that glass case still feels out-of-place.

    St John’s creates post to research its colonial past

    The first post of its kind at Oxbridge, the research will focus on “explor[ing] connections between the college and colonialism".

    Pitt Rivers collaborates with Shuar representatives to review shrunken heads display

    The Pitt Rivers Museum is reviewing its display of shrunken heads after concerns were raised about the sensitivity of the display. The museum has...

    The walls that stare – what college portraits tell us about...

    They say a picture paints a thousand words. So what do the thousands of portraits hanging around Oxford colleges tell us about the University, and the...

    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.

    Protesters rally for decolonisation outside Rad Cam

    Rhodes Must Fall, Common Ground and other campaign representatives demand Oxford commits to "a long-term project of decolonisation at all levels"

    Decolonising history, or obscuring reality?

    Efforts to decolonise Oxford's past can draw a fictitious veil over history