Oostendse Compagnie deed niet aan slavenhandel (maar er was wel slavenhandel in de Zuidelijke Nederlanden)

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Expert comment on the fact that the Ostend Company was not involved in the slave trade in the 1720s. Later on in the 1780s, some Ostend merchants (e.g. Friedrich Romberg) were involved in this trade. This expert comment was needed to contradict some false pretenses made by several authors in the media.

Periode29 mei 2021

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  • TitelOostendse Compagnie deed niet aan slavenhandel (maar er was wel slavenhandel in de Zuidelijke Nederlanden)
    Mate van erkenningRegional
    Media naam/outletFactcheck Vlaanderen / VRT Factcheck
    MediatypeWeb
    Duur / lengte / grootteca. 2000 words
    Land/RegioBelgium
    Release datum29/05/21
    BeschrijvingExpert comment on the fact that the Ostend Company was not involved in the slave trade in the 1720s. Later on in the 1780s, some Ostend merchants (e.g. Friedrich Romberg) were involved in this trade. This expert comment was needed to contradict some false pretenses made by several authors in the media.
    Producent / auteurFactcheck Vlaanderen (Interview by Hannelore de Raeve)
    URLhttps://factcheck.vlaanderen/factcheck/oostendse-compagnie-deed-niet-aan-slavenhandel
    PersonenMichael Serruys