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Interactive Mapping Slavery in Tropenmuseum

Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Interactive toegevoegd aan tentoonstelling Heden van het Slavernijverleden van het Tropenmuseum te Amsterdam. 30 september jl. is in het Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam een

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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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Donderdag 8 maart: Drie Vrouwen door Ida Does

Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Drie Vrouwen, de nieuwe film van Ida Does wordt 8 maart, internationale vrouwendag, vertoond in Pakhuis De Zwijger. Mapping Slavery is mede-organisator.

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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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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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