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University challenge: conservatives are now the radicals on campus

Conservatives are now the radicals on campus

3 April 2021

9:00 AM

3 April 2021

9:00 AM

On the letters page of the Sunday Times last month, the presidents of the Royal Historical Society and the Historical Association were among the signatories to a letter boldly headlined ‘History must not be politicised’. They were incensed by a rumour that government funding might be cut for the Colonial Countryside project, which looks at possible connections between the British Empire, the slave trade and National Trust properties.

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