Rhodes Must Fall in Oxford (RMFO) has recently won a small but significant victory with the recent announcement from Oriel college that a plaque of Cecil Rhodes on King Edwards street will be removed and the fate of the Rhodes statue will be subjected to a 6-month "listening exercise" to decide its fate. At the same time, the RMFO movement is seeking changes that go far beyond the iconography of the university, including decolonising the curriculum and demographic representation of the university. Tadiwa Madenga, Dalia Gebrial, and Brian Kwoba will share their perspectives and experience as they lead a discussion about the current state of the moment, its main challenges and opportunities, and what decolonisation means in a context like Oxford.
Race and Resistance across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century
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