Here are a few links to some fascinating online projects. If you have any other ideas for links to useful online resources, please don’t hesitate to contact us:
A Portuguese/English online resource dedicated to promoting the work of African artists and artists of African descent residing in African Portuguese-speaking countries. The site is run by the Centre for Comparative Studies at the University of Lisbon.
A University of Miami library project exploring new visions, voices and critical debates in contemporary Caribbean art.
THE ATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE & SLAVE LIFE IN THE AMERICAS: A Visual Record
An educational resource project from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the University of Virginia, containing over a thousand images related to the history of the slave trade.
BLACK ATLANTIC: House of World Cultures, Berlin
A creative resource dedicated to exploring the concept of the ‘Black Atlantic’ through an interdisciplinary lens.
An online gallery guest-curated by Mike Phillips for the British Library. Key figures explored include Alexander Pushkin, George Polegreen-Bridgetower and John Archer.
A website providing detailed resources to support the teaching and dissemination of Black and Asian history in UK schools.
THE BLACK PAST: Remembered and Reclaimed
An online reference resource exploring African american history through a range of encyclopaedia entries, speech transcripts and and full text of primary sources.
BLACK PRESENCE: Asian and Black History in Britain, 1500 – 1850
An extensive online partnership project between the Black and Asian Studies Association (BASA) and The National Archives, UK.
An online archive charting the developments of British or UK-based artists from a range of diverse backgrounds. The project is the brainchild of curator and author Eddie Chambers.
DIGITAL SCHOMBURG: Images of African Americans from the 19th Century
A selection of digital resources from the New York Public Library Schomburg Centre for Research in Black Culture
DOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN SOUTH
A digital publishing initiative that provides Internet access to texts, images, and audio files related to southern history, literature, and culture.
Resources dedicated to the history of Saint-Barthelemy : slave trade, slavery, their abolition and impact on this island of the Lesser Antilles.
RACE: The Power of an Illusion
An online companion to California Newsreel’s three part documentary exploring race in society, science and history.
An online archive of digitised 18th and 19th century literature on the Transatlantic slave trade. Recovered Histories includes narratives of the enslaved, enslavers, slave ship surgeons, abolitionists, parliamentarians, clergy, planters and rebels.
English Heritage explores the hidden histories of the slave trade and its abolition through its historic sites in the UK.
An in-depth online education portal for the study of the transatlantic slave trade and its legacies.