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Cecil Rhodes statue to be taken down by Oxford University

In 2015, the ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ movement began with the removal of a commemorative statue from the University of Cape Town. This led to an initiative which aimed to decolonise South African education. Five years later, protestors demanded the removal of a similar statue at Oriel College, Oxford University. Cecil Rhodes served as Prime Minister…

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Library statue should be moved after student feedback

Many have congratulated the thought-provoking nature of this exhibition which claims to focus on the relationship between the human body and the space it occupies – admittedly an incredibly interesting and profound theme. As much as I fully appreciate the dedication to investing in art and making it accessible to all members of the community,…

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UEA backlash over Gormley statue

The University of East Anglia is being criticised over the placement of an Antony Gormley statue on the library roof. A petition has been launched protesting the artwork’s installation. Our spectacular new #AntonyGormley sculptures are being installed on campus this week. Here’s a sneak peek: https://t.co/XbHXAykHHj pic.twitter.com/SpvMwTNaUt — UEA (@uniofeastanglia) April 11, 2017 The statue of…

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