The Arts and Humanities Research Council, under the Global Challenges Research Fund, in collaboration with the antislavery knowledge network at the University of Liverpool, invites applications for its community-led strategies for creative and heritage-based interventions in sub-Saharan Africa funding opportunity. This supports innovative approaches from the arts and humanities to address how slavery is a core development challenge in Sub-Saharan Africa. Projects should explore the ways in which participatory arts-based strategies, rooted in heritage and memory, can empower Global South communities to play a central role in tackling contemporary slavery, using the following themes:

•voices for freedom;

•liberating heritage;

•picturing emancipation.

Proposals that involve music, dance, literature, applied arts or philosophy are particularly welcomed.

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