Reckoning with Legacies of Slavery and Slave Trade
An Atlantic World
Lives shaped by sugar and slavery
Capture and Escape
An Atlantic journey to freedom
Peopling a modern plantation museum
Capture and Commerce
Atlantic trade in people and goods
Society and trade in pre-colonial Africa
Safeguarding the Past
History meets memory in Barbados
A collaboration of UNESCO’s Slave Route Project, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and dozens of sites and museums across the globe, Slavery and Remembrance aims to broaden our understandings of a shared past shaped by slavery and slave trade, the ways in which we collectively remember and forget, and the power of legacies to forge our present and future.
Sites & Museums Across the Globe
- Hull Museums
- Barbados Museum and Historical Society
- San Severino Castle
- Les Rotours Canal
- Tumba Francesa
- Chateau de Joux
Examine objects, structures, landscapes, and culture from more than 50 sites and museums.
Meet people who experienced slavery and slave trade.
Investigate the ideas, places, and events that made an Atlantic world.