Author Sjoerd Jaarsma

Education matters

  Educating about Dutch colonial history   Mapping Slavery aims at educating about the Dutch Slavery history and the topic of education is frequently discussed within our team. Do we need more education about the history of slavery? Or do we only need to adjust what is already being taught? When should schools begin teaching

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Awareness around Dutch Colonial History

Awareness around Dutch Colonial History: is it heightened? Or has it always been like this? I have never been taught lot about slavery or the Dutch colonial history either in high school or elementary school. It is only since a few years when I started educating myself, mostly, that I actually began to understand why debates

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