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Jennifer Tosch

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Jennifer Tosch is a cultural heritage historian, founder of Black Heritage Tours in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and New York State, and co-author of three books on Dutch colonial history and member of the Mapping Slavery Project in the Netherlands. Jennifer was born in Brooklyn, New York to Surinamese, parents, who immigrated to the USA in the 1960s from Suriname, the former Dutch colony in South America. The Amsterdam tour, which started in 2013, travels through the main canals exploring the ‘hidden history’ and traces of the Black presence, colonial products, investors, and enslavers, that are still visible on canal houses, national monuments and in the museums.

Updated May 2019