Updates

Project Update: Partnership with Wright State

In March 2018, Matrix began collaborating on the ontology for the Enslaved project with knowledge engineers based at the Data Semantics Lab at Wright State University (DeSe Lab) in Dayton, Ohio. After an intense period of preparation, Matrix hosted members...

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Enslaved Conference coming March 8-9, 2019!

In March 2019, Michigan State will host an international conference, "Enslaved: Peoples of the Historic Slave Trade." For more information, see our Call for Papers below! Enslaved: Peoples of the Historic Slave Trade Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan...

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Project Update: March Meeting with the Project Partners

On March 11-12, 2018, Matrix convened a meeting at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, with Enslaved project partners. These 11 experts in the field of the historic slave trade are members of an Enslaved advisory group providing guidance...

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Partner Profile: Slave Biographies

Slave Biographies: The Atlantic Database Network is one of the founding partner projects for Enslaved, and we are excited to work with its team to link its datasets to the Enslaved Hub. Slave Biographies: The Atlantic Database Network is an open access data repository...

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Partner Profile: Liberated Africans

Enslaved is excited to announce its partnership with Liberated Africans (liberatedafricans.org). This project traces the lives of over 250,000 men, women, and a large proportion of children, taken off slave ships in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans during the campaign...

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Mellon Foundation Announcement

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State University, supported by nearly $1.5 million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will create a unique online data hub that will change the way scholars and the public understand African slavery. By linking data collections from...

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