New research project to examine the trans-Atlantic slave trade

Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 12:32 in Paleontology & Archaeology

he transatlantic slave trade represents one of the most traumatic chapters in world history and is now widely recognised as a crime against humanity. EUROTAST is a new European-funded research network that will bring together an unprecedented range of young researchers to examine the history of the transatlantic slave trade and to explore its long-term effects. The project will be by lead Professor Tom Gilbert from Centre for GeoGenetics at the Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen.

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