Conference on Trajectories of Emancipation: Representation of Slavery Museums, Memorial and Monuments in the 21st Century

NiNsee, the National Institute for Dutch Slavery and its Legacy, is hosting a conference as part of its Public History and Collective Memory series. Trajectories of Emancipation: Representation of Slavery Museums, Memorial and Monuments in the 21st Century will take place at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam [Amsterdam Free University] and NiNsee headquarters (Linnaeusstraat 35 F
1093 EE Amsterdam) on June 28-30, 2010.

Speakers include Kwame Nimako, Dmitri van den Bersselaar, Alan Rice, Veronique Helenon, Ramón Grosfóguel, Sadri Khiari, Elviera Sandi, Susan Legêne, Cheryl Bolden, Léontine Meijer-van Mensch, and Stephen Small, among others.

The conference is free and open to the public. For reservations, write to a.abdou@ninsee.nl.

For more information, see http://www.ninsee.nl/?pagina=230&parentID=0&level=1

Image of the National Monument to Commemorate the History of Dutch Slavery from http://www.ninsee.nl/?pagina=96&parentID=0&level=1

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