Benjamin T. Jones

Benjamin T. Jones

Dr Benjamin T. Jones is a lecturer in history at Central Queensland University. He has been an Australian Research Council Fellow at the Australian National University and has held teaching positions at the University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, and Western Sydney University. He has also worked as a historian at the Museum of Australian Democracy. He has a broad range of research interests including Australian and Canadian colonial histories, republicanism, Australian nationalism, pedagogical theory, and secularisation.

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Opinion | Britain’s royals can’t keep ignoring their colonialist past and racist present

The British Empire is long gone, but a colonial mindset has persisted among the UK’s royal family – as Meghan and Harry’s Oprah interview shows, says Benjamin T. Jones.

The British Empire is long gone, but a colonial mindset has persisted among the UK’s royal family – as Meghan and Harry’s Oprah interview shows, says Benjamin T. Jones.

10 Mar 2021 - 7:12PM