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.

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Thora Silverthorne: Fighter, Healer, Leader (Part II)

In the first part of our short series on the life of Thora Silverthorne, we …

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Thora Silverthorne: Fighter, Healer, Leader (Part I)

Of all the local heroes who have passed through the city of Oxford, few saved …

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Police files pictures and leaflets showing the face of the same man.

Abraham Lazarus: The Champion of Oxford’s Working Class

Who was Abraham Lazarus? Of the thousands of activists and leaders in the past century …

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Charlie Hutchison: Oxfordshire’s Forgotten Black Anti-Fascist

Born in Oxfordshire, Charlie Hutchison (1918-1993) led an extraordinary life as both a champion of …

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Oxford’s Night Soil Man

The row of houses on the north-east end of St Clement’s Street today looks rather …

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Book cover of the autobriography by Eric William, author of Capitalism and Slavery - portrait of the author on a red background, black and yellow title section.

Capitalism and Slavery: The View to and from Oxford

A review of a lecture on 31 October 2019 by Professor Richard Drayton, Rhodes Professor …

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