Reckoning with Legacies of Slavery and Slave Trade
Capture and Commerce
Atlantic trade in people and goods
Sugar and Slavery
Reading the landscape in Guadeloupe
New Worlds, New Lives
Slavery in the Americas
Preserving the Afro-Peruvian past
Picturing the Past
Enslaved people and portraiture
Society and trade in pre-colonial Africa
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
- Afro-Peruvian Museum, Zaña
- Town and Mine of El Cobre
- Whitney Plantation
- Nantes History Museum, Castle of the Dukes of Brittany
- La Grivelière Plantation
- The Slave Route—Traces of Memory in Guadeloupe
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.