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Rhodes Trust Events

Events taking place at Rhodes House, Oxford and around the world. Current Scholars and Alumni very welcome to attend.

Addressing Civic Despair: Leadership in Tough Times with Russ Feingold (Wisconsin & Magdalen 1975)
12 June 2019

Addressing Civic Despair: Leadership in Tough Times with Russ Feingold (Wisconsin & Magdalen 1975)

In the last couple of years, we have experienced what feels to many like a cataclysmic attack on the institutions and values that are the foundation of freedom, human rights, and the rule of law. The time is now for young leaders to strategize and act to counter the rise of authoritarianism and extreme nationalism whether in the United States, Brazil, Hungary, Tanzania, the Philippines and beyond. Sign up is open till the 11th June.

There Are No Dumb Questions: Divestment from Colonialism, Then and Now
10 June 2019

There Are No Dumb Questions: Divestment from Colonialism, Then and Now

Our generation views the world at a crisis point, driven by an extraction form of global capitalism that has expropriated land and labour from expendable populations in order to power its own wealth accumulation. The Rhodes community has a special relationship to this colonial legacy. Come hear from various speakers as they discuss calls to divest from today’s neocolonial projects — including the fossil fuel industry, the Israeli state’s occupation of Palestine, and the prison-industrial complex in Britain and abroad.