Trailblazers: Black Oxford Untold Stories in partnership with Westgate Oxford

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11:00 - 16:00
Westgate Oxford
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The Trailblazers unit is located at Westgate Oxford, Ground level, between and & Other Stories and Seasalt

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Black Oxford Untold Stories is partnering with Westgate Oxford to bring you Trailblazers, a very special events programme celebrating Black scholars, history and heritage from 4-22 October.

On Thursday 12 October (11:00-16:00) the Bodleian Libraries will host a drop-in session to highlight their collections pertaining to history from the African and Caribbean Diaspora:

  • Collections Uncovered: Speak to the project team about its work to surface hidden stories in the Bodleian collections (11:00-12:00)
  • The Portrayal of Christian Cole: Find out how a series of caricatures were used to portray Christian Frederick Cole, the University of Oxford's first black scholar at our lunch and learn session (13:00-14:00)
  • Clark's Chart of The World: Discover how colonialism was mapped through Edward Clark's chart of the world (14:30-15:30)