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Uncomfortable Oxford Tours

November 17, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

This tour aims to raise awareness of ‘uncomfortable’ events in Oxford’s history, encouraging discussion about historical legacies which have a lasting impact on the modern environment of the city and University. Topics covered include imperialism, inequality, slavery, gender history, religious diversity, violence, and memorialisation.

The tour will be run by PhD students from the University of Oxford. The tour will depart from in front of Carfax Tower, Queen Street (look for the guide holding an ‘Uncomfortable Oxford’ sign).

Find out more about Uncomfortable Oxford.

This event will also take place on Friday 15 November, 11:00-12:30.

This event will also take place on Saturday 16 November, 11:00-12:30.

Due to the nature of this event if you have any questions about accessibility we recommend getting in touch directly with the organiser.

In partnership with

Uncomfortable Oxford

Contact email address

uncomfortableoxfordproject@gmail.com

Booking required?

Yes


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Details

Date:
November 17
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/uncomfortable-oxford-tour-being-human-festival-2019-tickets-66067073395

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Description for print
This is a walking tour run by PhD students from Oxford University. The tour raises awareness of ‘uncomfortable’ events in Oxford’s history, encouraging discussion about historical legacies which have a lasting impact on the modern environment of the city and university.
Is booking required?
Yes
Contact email address
uncomfortableoxfordproject@gmail.com
Event partners
Uncomfortable Oxford
Region
South East
City/town
Oxford
Accessibility information
The tour lasts for 1.5 hours. The walk will cover no more than two miles, but be aware that cobble stones and uneven pavement may restrict the accessibility of this event. For further information please contact the event organiser.
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Uncomfortable Oxford

Venue

Carfax Tower, Oxford
Carfax Tower, Queen Street
Oxford, OX1 1ET United Kingdom
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Accessibility information
The tour lasts for 1.5 hours. The walk will cover no more than two miles, but be aware that cobble stones and uneven pavement may restrict the accessibility of this event. For further information please contact the event organiser.