Reckoning with Legacies of Slavery and Slave Trade
Portraying a painful past
Resilience and remembrance in Jamaica
Picturing the Past
Enslaved people and portraiture
Everyday life and its limits
Slave-ship resistance and rebellion
A World of Contradictions
Navigating enslavement and freedom
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
- Oak Alley Foundation
- Slave Burial Ground of Anse Sainte-Marguerite
- Les Rotours Canal
- Nantes History Museum, Castle of the Dukes of Brittany
- San Severino Castle
- Maison Abbé Grégoire
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.