Join us for a unique tour of the Natural History Museum in Oxford! We'll explore how human influence and selective choice shape the narrative of natural history museums, offering an 'unnatural' perspective on their historical and ideological foundations.

Photograph showing a mantle made of leather or skin and decorated with embroidered shells in a glass case.

Inheriting the Mantle: Dedications and Dilemmas in the Ashmolean

The Ashmolean Museum is the University of Oxford’s museum for art and archaeology. It describes …

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Empty aircraft silo

Mushroom Clouds over the Dreaming Spires

Until recently, when contemplating a future of climate chaos, unaffordable housing, dystopian tech, xenophobic nationalism, …

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Illustration of a woman on a ducking stool by a river.

Scolds, Witches, and Mouldy Jades: Women’s Words on Trial

In 1579, the civic leaders of early modern Oxford, the city corporation, decided to purchase …

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