Edinburgh Centre for Global History

The Matter of Slavery in Scotland

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

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

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