Author Inge Zwart

Celebrate Keti Koti in the Netherlands

On Keti Koti, meaning ‘broken chains,’ we commemorate those who lived in slavery and celebrate the abolition of slavery on July 1st, 1863. All throughout the Netherlands people come together to remember those who were enslaved and contemplate what living in freedom means to them. Below you find an overview of events and activities organized

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Sporen van Slavernij Utrecht with Maarten van Rossem

Mapping Slavery’s Nancy Jouwe took history professor Maarten van Rossem on the ‘Sporen van Slavernij’ tour through Utrecht, highlighting slavery heritage. RTV Utrecht produced a video of their educational walk in Dutch, as part of their show “van Rossem Vertelt“. Together they walk past important slavery heritage in Utrecht, like Eduard van Akaboa’s former street,

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