Memory, Heritage, and Slavery
How do our contemporary societies remember, reenact, conceal, and forget unpleasant aspects of their national histories encompassing enslavement, racism, and segregation of individuals and groups? How is the slave trade past conveyed and displayed in the public space? Over the last twenty...
Published December 14th 2013 by Routledge
Making Slavery Visible in the Public Space
The public memory of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade, which some years ago could be observed especially in North America, has slowly emerged into a transnational phenomenon now encompassing Europe, Africa, and Latin America, and even Asia – allowing the populations of African descent,...
Published April 17th 2012 by Routledge