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Begin finding activists, projects and cultural institutions engaged in remembering slavery and combatting its legacies in contemporary society. You can search the map in three ways:

  1.  Global view:    [ HIDDEN INFO PILL :  click on the map to view all of the associations, cultural institutions and/or sites of memory within the French Republic. Scroll in to view any of the associations, cultural institutions and/or sites of memory within a particular region, city or town. Click on an individual site to pull up information pages relating that particular association, cultural institution or site of memory. ]
  2.   Keyword search:  [ HIDDEN INFO PILL : search for particular types of associations, cultural institutions and/or sites of memory by entering key terms into the search box. The results will be displayed on the map. Click on an individual site to pull up information pages relating that particular association, cultural institution or site of memory. A list of key terms within the database can be found below.]
  3.   Specific search: [ HIDDEN INFO PILL :  search for a specific association, cultural institution and/or site of memory by entering the name into the search box. The results will be displayed on the map. Click on the individual site to pull up the information pages relating that particular association, cultural institution or site of memory ]

 

Key terms

Examples of different types of associations include: {accordion }

•    Ancestral: relating to associations that focus on the recognition of slave ancestry and the revalorisation of identities linked to slavery and survival.
•    Antillean focus: relating to associations that operate within a specifically Caribbean context. See [SEARCH?] also Guadeloupe and Martinique.
•    Apolitical: relating to associations that seek to avoid any form of direct political association.
•    Archaeological: relating to associations that work with and/or maintain archaeological sites with links to the slave past.
•    Charitable: relating to associations whose work is focused on raising funds for charitable purposes with link to the slave past.
•    Commemorative: relating to associations whose central focus is on commemorative activities relating to the slave past.
•    Community/social: relating to associations that approach the slave past through community and/or social activities.
•    Cultural: relating to associations that approach the slave past through cultural activities. [SEARCH?] also theatre, carnival, music, dance, sport, literature and film.
•    Educational: relating to associations that approach the slave past through educational interventions.
•    Environmental: relating to associations that approach the slave past through contemporary environmental concerns.
•    Indian Ocean focus: relating to associations that operate within a specifically Indian Ocean context. [SEARCH?]also La Réunion, Madagascar, Mauritius.
•    Memorial: relating to associations whose work is focused on creating and/or maintaining a memorial site.
•    PanAfrican focus: relating to associations whose work has a clear PanAfricanist focus, in the sense that they promote the global solidarity of people of African descent.
•    Political: relating to associations that are associated with, or directly linked to, a political party. See also anti-colonialist, autonomist, centre, communist, far left, far right, green, left, nationalist, right, separatist, socialist.
•    Social justice: relating to associations that are engaged in seeking different forms of social justice for the slave past, including reparations claims and the redistribution of wealth, opportunities and privileges within society.

 

Examples of different types of sites of memory and cultural institutions include:

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•    Museums
•    Memorials
•    Statues
•    Plaques
•    Architectural constructions
•    Research centres

General key words

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