Dec. 20. Oxford and Empire

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Oxford and Empire

If you are exploring Oxford over the Christmas break, you may find some remnants of the Empire around the city. Some of the buildings, sites, objects, and memorials you come across in the city are available through photographs and 3D models on the online platform CabinetThis particular online resource on the legacies of Empire in Oxford contains 3D models of the Rhodes Building and the Indian Institute, which you can spin around, zoom in on and explore further.

This resource has been built as part of the Oxford and Empire project in the Humanities Division:

The Oxford and Empire Project encourages discussion of the history and legacies of colonialism in Oxford.

Learn more objects of empire and the project, visit the Oxford and Empire website.

The Cabinet project and and the related Open Cabinet project have received funding from the IT Innovation Challenges. Cabinet has been built by researchers at the OII and has been used in a number teaching, public engagement and outreach activities.

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