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Online discussion: "In Slavery's Wake…

23 March 2021

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Online discussion: "In Slavery's Wake: A new global curatorial collaboration on slavery and the making of our world"

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Production Date: 
23 Mar 2021

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01:25:13

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English

Summary: 
Members of the Global Curatorial Project network discuss new global initiatives bent on telling new and transformative stories of slavery and its afterlives in public spaces. The panel introduces also the exhibition "In Slavery's Wake" and the
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Members of the Global Curatorial Project network discuss new global initiatives bent on telling new and transformative stories of slavery and its afterlives in public spaces. The panel introduces also the exhibition "In Slavery's Wake" and the "Unfinished Conversations" series. Panelists are Dr. Paul Gardullo, Director of the Center for the Study of Global Slavery, Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture. Professor Anthony Bogues, Director of the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Brown University. Ms. Johanna Obenda, Researcher and Exhibition Development Specialist at Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture, Richard Benjamin, Head of the International Slavery Museum, Liverpool and Professor Ibrahima Thiaw, Professor of Archaeology, Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire (IFAN), University Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar. The discussion was moderated by Tracey Petersen, Manager of the Outreach Programme on slavery and the transatlantic slave trade, Department of Global Communications, United Nations.
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