"empire" blog posts

Can you display statues relating to empire sympathetically?

Posted on: 25 November 2020 | Category: 2020 posts

Problematic statue previously at the front of Dunham Massey

Elizabeth Colenso is a first-year student studying Sociology and History at the University of Liverpool. Here she chats to us about conversations she and fellow History classmates had with the National Trust after the Trust's removal of a problematic statue previously in front of the Dunham Massey estate.


Misunderstanding Black Lives Matter

Posted on: 21 July 2020 | Category: 2020 posts

Man holding sign saying 'The UK is not innocent' during Black Lives Matter protest

History student Caleb Howie gives his opinion on how the Black Lives Matter movement has been misunderstood and misrepresented by some sections of society.


'Untold Histories of Empire': The truths about empire that museums don’t want to tell you – and why

Posted on: 13 November 2019 | Category: 2019 posts

Statue of Hindu God with many arms.

Dr Deana Heath is a Reader in Indian and Colonial History at the University of Liverpool, and organiser of the Untold Histories of Empire project at the World Museum as part of the Being Human Festival.