Working Group on Oxford University and Colonialism


Oxford created the Working Group on Oxford University and Colonialism in the Spring of 2016 to help mediate a conversation between all constituencies of the University on issues related to Oxford’s colonial legacies. The group is now co-chaired by Kalypso Nicolaïdis and Laura van Broekhoven. A description of the group’s goals’ and list of members can be found here. If interested in joining please contact:

Relevant articles:

Oxford suggests creating a second Cecil Rhodes statue for students to write explicit graffiti on as university makes plans to broaden its appeal to minorities, DailyMail, 15 April 2018

Rival statues to shame slave traders, The Sunday Times, 11 April 2018

(Photo CC BY-NC 2.0Arnaud Malon)