The University of Oxford is to create a new Chair of Women’s History, named after former US Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton.
‘Uncomfortable Oxford’, a project encouraging awareness of Oxford’s ‘legacies of inequality and imperialism’, has experienced rapid growth since its creation in 2018....
A massive portrait of Ashley Walters looms over Kingsland High Road. Plastered across the second storey of a retail block, it gazes serenely over chicken shops, artisanal coffee houses, strip-lit barbershops, sourdough pizza restaurants.
I round the corner. The door is in sight. I make awkward eye contact with the person coming the other way down...
The art historian and presenter on restoration, vanity and Old Masters
Picture a circle of people holding hands, dancing around. Nothing particularly remarkable about that, right? Now imagine half of them as skeletons.
A discussion of the new historical concept album from Frank Turner, "No Man's Land".
The curators of an upcoming exhibition celebrating Oxford’s everyday queer history are appealing for local people to loan memorabilia.
Why the newest offering from Frank Turner was a pleasant surprise
The enticing title doesn’t do justice, however, to the breadth of the collection: 400 objects from around the Roman world and beyond, covering centuries, showcasing the Romans’ relationship to food and drink.