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Owning the Past

Owning the Past

Initiated and co-curated with the Ashmolean Museum. This exhibition focuses on the role that the British played in the creation of the state of Iraq after the First World War. The aim of the exhibition is to highlight the intimate connections to Oxford collectors and museum objects, and to reframe the Ashmolean’s collections in a relevant way, by bringing the story right up to date with reflections on how heritage in Iraq has been destroyed in recent years, and the people involved in helping to

A Nice Cup of Tea

A Nice Cup of Tea

A Nice Cup of Tea programme, developed with Angeli Vaid. This programme aimed to highlight how, through the simple everyday act of drinking a cup of tea, we are all linked to the history of Empire, trade and transatlantic slavery. Myfanwy Lloyd and Angeli Vaid worked with local community and university members to explore this complex legacy particularly in relation to Oxford City and Oxford University. The programme of activities included a pop-up exhibition; tea-parties with discussion, spoken-

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