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Cast brass plaques from Benin City at British Museum

I asked 31 museums if they would be prepared to return their stolen African art, here’s what they said.

Benin Bronze plaques from the British Museum, via Wikimedia Commons While reading Professor Dan Hicks’ book The Brutish Museums – The Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution, I wanted to write something about this important subject. Professor Hicks suggested to me that I should look at the international dimension of the conversation on the …

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EDUCATION City University London 2007 – 2008, MA, International Politics and Human Rights (Distinction) Nottingham University 2004 – 2007, BA, English Studies (2.1) EMPLOYMENT All The Citizens, Researcher (06/2020 – present) I started working for the investigative journalism group All The Citizens, mostly on a data project to track and collate all the contracts published …

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