Conference on Interpreting and Representing Slavery

Mon, 03/19 — 03/21.
8:30am — 4:00 PM

Location: Monticello, 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Hosted by Monticello, University of Virginia, US/ICOMOS, UNESCO Slave Route Project

Cost: $200
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The three-day professional conference, “Interpreting and Representing Slavery and Its Legacies in Museums and Sites: International Perspectives,” will explore the variety of approaches used at museums and sites around the Atlantic world to represent the history and legacies of the slave trade, slavery and emancipation. With experts from South Africa, the Netherlands, France and more, the conference on UVA’s Grounds will be the first international symposium of its kind hosted in North America.

Through this conference, museum and historic site practitioners, as well as scholars and public thought leaders, will engage in a knowledge exchange to:

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