The British government’s new “free speech champion,” Oliver Dowden, has threatened museums with funding cuts if they remove controversial statues.
“Empire and Collecting,” a new self-guided tour, reflects an attempt to help visitors understand the colonial origins of the collection.
At Oxford University, the Black Lives Matter movement has renewed protests over sanitized public narratives surrounding the violent legacy of British imperialism.
Protesters’ removal of Edward Colston’s statue didn’t attack history; instead it corrected how we write it.
A new, first-of-its-kind exhibition in London spotlights painters associated with with Kampani Qalam, the Urdu name for the rich, hybrid art style associated with commissions for the East India Company.
The British Museum’s Inspired by the East asks its audience to rehabilitate Orientalist art without ever focusing on what made it problematic in the first place.
Academia often treats migrants as homogenous. Social media provides a way to present their narratives in an open and empowering manner.