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Image: Photo by Valentina Infante, Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Chile

Case Studies

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Espacios para la memoria: la recuperación del patrimonio del exilio republicano en los museos españoles (Espanol)
Inmaculada Real, Lecturer, Université de Rouen Normandie, France
Espacios para la memoria (PDF)

Marina Zerbarini’s Tejido de memoria (Memory Weave) (English)
Ailsa Peate, Research Assistant, University of Liverpool, UK
Memory Weave PDF

Creative Journeys and Te Manawa
Andy Lowe, CEO Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Creative Journeys PDF

Memory Performances at a Memorial Heritage Site – the case study of the guided tours at the Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Chile
Valentina Infante, International Relations, Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Chile
Memory Performances PDF

Fred Chin’s story – A personal story of political imprisonment in Jing Mei and Green Island prisons during the White Terror Regime in Taiwan
Fred Chin ,Volunteer at Green Island Memorial Park, Taitung, Taiwan
Fred Chin Story PDF

Exhibitions dealing with the legacies of slavery in the Bicentenary year of the abolition of the slave trade
Jennie Carvill, MA in Museum Studies, University of Leicester, UK
Museums and legacies of slavery PDF

The role played by Museums in protecting persons with Albinism in Tanzania
Lucina Shayo, Education Officer, Museum of House and Culture, Dar Es Salaam, Tanazania
Museums and Albinism PDF

Child Marriage/Betrothal in Nigeria
Chinwe Julie Abara, Deputy Director/Head of Lagos Zonal Office of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Nigeria (Federal Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Nigeria)
Child Marriage in Nigeria PDF

Patterns of institutionalized servility: the case of 19th century Malabar
Dr. C. H. Jayasree, Associate Professor, Post Graduate Department of History, Malabar Christian College,Calicut, Kerala state, INDIA
Institutionalised Servility PDF


Other resources

International Slavery Museum, Liverpool – Teaching resources 
View our learning sessions and activities for teachers and educators regarding the transatlantic slave trade.Also see our Contemporary Slavery Teacher’s Resource, which features lesson plans and a range of worksheets. View website

Social Justice Alliance for Museums (SJAM) – International Case Studies and Resources
SJAM was launched in November 2013 and offers international case studies on different aspects of social justice work in museums View website

Understanding Slavery Initiative 
View a range of learning resources for teachers, students and heritage professionals on the transatlantic slave trade and its legacies. View website (archived, some links may be broken)