Black lives matter: ‘Why the American protests have resonated in the Netherlands’
The death of George Floyd at the hands of the police may have sparked the Black Lives Matter protests in the United States and here in the Netherlands...
#CoronaHulp: ‘There's a broad desire to help one another'
Coronavirus is generating a great deal of uncertainty throughout the world. Fortunately, there are some bright spots, such as the residents of Italian...
Karwan Fatah-Black joins The Young Academy
Historian Karwan Fatah-Black researches the Dutch colonial past, and regularly joins in the public debate about this. He has been admitted to The Youn...
Carolien Stolte awarded Veni grant
Carolien Stolte lectures at the Institute for History within the Faculty of Humanities in Leiden. She intends to use her Veni grant to research the in...
A reminder of our slavery past
Karwan Fatah-Black of Leiden University, an expert in the area of Dutch colonial history, wrote the text for a slavery remembrance memorial that was u...
Damian Pargas on his inaugural lecture "Promised Lands"
On May 25th, Prof. Damian Pargas will hold his inaugural lecture "Promised Lands".
African Diaspora in Ottoman Izmir
An interesting Ottoman History podcast that deals with the slave trade and the African Diaspora in Ottoman Izmir.
An Introduction to the Indian Ocean Slave Trade
When many people think of slavery, they think of the translatlantic trade that took place between Africa, the Americas and the Caribbean.
NEW!! Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies
The University of Bonn, Germany, is happy to announce the opening of the Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies (BCDSS).
Network Global Abolitionisms
Dr. Maartje Janse (History) and Prof.dr. Gert Oostindie (History, KITLV) have been awarded a seed grant for: "Network Global Abolitionisms," which wil...
Zeeland Archives to Present Historical Slave Voyage to the UN
MIDDELBURG/GENEVA – The president of the United Nations Human Rights Council has invited the Zeeland Archives from the Netherlands, to Geneva on March...