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Oxford and Empire Walking Tour

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Friday, October 19, 2018 -
1:15pm to 2:30pm
History Faculty, 41-47 George St, OX1 2BE

Join us for a walking tour of Oxford revealing various aspects of the University's involvement in Britain's imperial past and exploring the lives of the students who have mounted a challenge to the legacies of colonialism. Short talks from lecturers and research students will reveal a different side to the city including:




The architecture of Empire - William Whyte

Oxford and India - Yasmin Khan

Oxford and the sugar trade - Elisabeth Grass

Cecil Rhodes, and RMF - Simukai Chigudu and Ndjodi Ndeunyema

1960s student activism - Stephen Tuck

Malcolm X in Oxford - Michael Joseph

Merze Tate - Barbara Savage


The tour will start at 1.15, and finish with refreshments in the History Faculty at 2.30, and a chance to hear about the first African American woman to study at Oxford. 


To reserve a place, and for more details, please contact

Numbers are limited so early booking recommended.

Contact name: 
Sage Goodwin
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