Head of History Matters
Zewditu Gebreyohanes joined Policy Exchange in 2020 after graduating from King’s College London with a First Class degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE). Prior to joining Policy Exchange, Zewditu served on the government commission on housing and architecture ‘Building Better, Building Beautiful’ as intern to its late Chair, Professor Sir Roger Scruton. She is currently the Director for Student Engagement at the Roger Scruton Legacy Foundation. Being of British-Ethiopian descent, Zewditu is fluent in Amharic and proficient in Tigrinya; she takes a keen interest in Northeast African affairs.
Related Posts & Publications
by Zewditu Gebreyohanes | Jan 18, 2022Related Content On Saturday (15 January) Richard Deverell, Director of RBG Kew, announced that Kew would be abandoning the “decolonisation” agenda to which it had committed soon after the Black Lives Matter protests of 2020. This welcome announcement comes just a...
by Zewditu Gebreyohanes | Dec 29, 2021Related Content Does “decolonising” the botanical collections at Kew undermine its core mission? The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew are the custodians of arguably the world’s greatest plant collection, enjoyed by generations of visitors. The institution’s...
by Zewditu Gebreyohanes | Oct 1, 2021Related Content Just as it seemed that the frenzy to cancel historical figures, bring down statues and rewrite curricula had begun to subside, recent events in Camden suggest that the Black Lives Matter movement may have life in it yet. The past fortnight has seen...
Churchill College has made a wise decision in closing down the working group on Churchill, Race and Empire
by Zewditu Gebreyohanes | Jun 18, 2021Related Content Is the tide in the so-called culture wars beginning to turn? Recent evidence suggests that at least a mainstream effort to push back against activism by a vocal minority is working. Oriel College, Oxford is not going to remove its Rhodes statue. And...
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