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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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I’m a creative, independent person who is pursuing a career in the media and charity sectors. I have a wide understanding of politics and media and would like to use my skills to make a difference to the world’s imperfect institutional mechanisms. I worked as the Communications Coordinator for Wikimedia UK, the UK chapter of …

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