Reckoning with Legacies of Slavery and Slave Trade
Everyday life and its limits
Safeguarding the Past
History meets memory in Barbados
Portraying a painful past
Peopling a modern plantation museum
Transatlantic Slave Trade
Tragedy on a global scale
Resilience and remembrance in Jamaica
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
- Afro-Peruvian Museum, Zaña
- International Slavery Museum
- Tumba Francesa
- Barbados Museum and Historical Society
- Archaeological landscape of the first coffee plantations of southeastern Cuba
- Slave Burial Ground of Anse Sainte-Marguerite
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.