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Undercover Asia

03:35 Min

Is there a ‘look’ for Oxford academics? Apparently so. Professor Mindy Chen-Wishart, the dean of the law faculty at Oxford University, was once asked to move out of frame so that a tourist could get an ‘authentic shot of Oxford’. That’s the sort of unconscious racism that Taiwan-born Prof Chen-Wishart is facing on a daily basis.

Undercover Asia

Undercover Asia: Law dean who didn’t 'look Oxford enough’ calls out racism

21 Mar 2022 07:39pm

Is there a ‘look’ for Oxford academics? Apparently so. Professor Mindy Chen-Wishart, the dean of the law faculty at Oxford University, was once asked to move out of frame so that a tourist could get an ‘authentic shot of Oxford’. That’s the sort of unconscious racism that Taiwan-born Prof Chen-Wishart is facing on a daily basis.

Undercover Asia

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CNA's award-winning investigative series Undercover Asia returns for the eighth season to uncover the hard truths in the underbelly of Asia, and help us understand the plight of the disenfranchised and the displaced.

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