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Each year, while well-tested program components have become classics, the Fellowship focus shifts to the most pressing issues in Dutch society. Download the detailed program schedules of the Humanity in Action Amsterdam Fellowship below to get a better understanding of the topics our Fellows work on and the pedagogy we use to discuss challenging social justice issues.

A Day in the 2019 Amsterdam Fellowship

Wednesday, June 19

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

09:30 - 10:00

Introduction, Tropenmuseum

Linnaeusstraat 2, 1092 CK Amsterdam, Netherlands

10:00 - 12:30

Exhibit: 'The Present of the History of Slavery'

Wayne Modest

Head of Research Center for Material Culture at Tropenmuseum and Professor of Material Culture and Critical Heritage Studies

Linnaeusstraat 2, 1092 CK Amsterdam, Netherlands

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch at Eritrean Community Center

14:00 - 15:30

Guided Tour: Black Archives & Exhibitions

Mitchell Esajas

Co-Founder and Chairman of New Urban Collective, Co-Founder Black Archives

Zeeburgerdijk 19B, 1093 SK Amsterdam, Netherlands

15:45 - 16:45

Speaker Presentation: Racism and Activism in the Netherlands and the U.S.: A Comparative Perspective

Lucas Johnson

Civil Rights Activist, Coordinator of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR)

Zeeburgerdijk 19B, 1093 SK Amsterdam, Netherlands

16:45 - 17:45

Moderated Fellows Discussion

17:45 - 18:00

Community Reflection

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Impressions from the Amsterdam Fellowship

  • 2019 Amsterdam Fellows
  • Black Heritage Tour through Amsterdam