Set in Stone? Challenging the Statue Immemorial

Making the case against untouchable material history

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The statue of Edward Colston is thrown into Bristol harbour (https://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2020-06-10/mayor-of-bristol-says-statue-of-edward-colston-will-be-retrieved-from-harbour-and-exhibited-in-a-museum/)
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Alexander the Great’s statue in Skopje’s Macedonia Square (https://edition.cnn.com/2011/09/30/world/europe/macedonia-country-profile/index.html)
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The statue of Cecil Rhodes on Oriel College, amidst protests calling for its removal on 9th June 2020 (https://news.sky.com/story/edward-colston-why-toppled-statue-was-hated-by-many-and-other-controversial-uk-monuments-12002819)

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