With the aid of interactive maps and other images the Dutch slavery past is mapped out.
In the Image Archive you can find unique and interesting images relating to the Dutch slavery past.
Several towns offer citytours in which local history is linked to slavery and colonialism
Mapping Slavery NL is linked to a growing network of partners both in the Netherlands and abroad
The history of Dutch cities like Amsterdam, Middelburg, Rotterdam, Arnhem, Utrecht, and countless other places is directly linked to the history of the former Dutch colonies. Those links are part and parcel of the history of the present inhabitants: black, white, brown and everybody in between. Mapping Slavery makes this heritage accessible.
Its slavery past is inseparably linked to Dutch and European history. The VOC and WIC were global trade organizations focusing on enslaved Africans and Asians, as well as the products they helped manufacture: sugar, coffee, tobacco, and coton. Mapping Slavery shows the traces that can still be found on both sides of the colonial empire.
Mapping Slavery gives a broader audience access to traces of the Dutch slavery heritage. The project lends the slavery heritage more immediacy by collating data pertaining to the slavery heritage and translating it to digital maps and walking tours. We furthermore wish to make this basic information available for educational purposes.
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Mapping Slavery helps students perceive their slavery past/heritage by departing from local history, while keeping track of transnational links.Hubert Slings Entoen.nu