Edinburgh Centre for Global History

The Matter of Slavery in Scotland

This collaborative research project in partnership with the National Museums of Scotland explores the history and legacy of Scotland's connections with the transatlantic slave trade through objects in public collections.

The project is supported by a Research Network Grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh. It is led by Professor Nuala Zahedieh, University of Edinburgh (Principal Investigator) and Dr Sarah Laurenson, National Museums Scotland (Co-Investigator).

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