Benin Art: Yesterday and Today, Palais de la Marina, Cotonou, February-May 2022

A major exhibition marking the return of 26 artworks stolen from Benin 130 years ago by French colonial forces opened to the public at the Palais de la Marina, Cotonou, on 19 February 2022. The exhibits at the centre of the presentation constitute the first tranche of selected historic artworks and sacred objects identified for... Continue Reading →

“Intersectional Challenges in Afroeuropean Communities” – 8th Afroeuropeans Network Conference, Brussels, 22-24 September 2022

The 8th biennial conference of the Afroeuropeans Network will be held in Brussels at the Humanities, Sciences and Engineering campus of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium, 22-24 September 2022. This gathering provides an important space for engaging in dialogues, exchanging ideas, disseminating information and co-producing knowledge pertaining to Black cultures and identities in Europe. It... Continue Reading →

“Curating and Collecting Anti-Racism?”: An Online Conversation (RCMC Event)

Dr Carol Ann Dixon's review of the recent webinar on "Collecting and Curating Anti-Racism" - hosted online by the Research Centre for Material Culture (RCMC), Amsterdam, on 19th November 2020. This overview summarises and critiques the guest presentations given by curators Antonia Alampi, Paul Goodwin and Ming Tiampo, in conversation with RCMC staff Amal Alhaag, Wayne Modest and Priya Swamy.

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Decolonial Dialogues: A Shared Space for Artists, Activists and Researchers

Decolonial Dialogues is the name of a new WordPress site, established by a group of UK-based, early career social scientists who first met at a workshop on "Decolonising Methodologies" (Friends’ Meeting House, London, 17/10/2019). The event was organised by the Sociological Review Foundation, and convened as a follow-up session to the 2019 Annual Lecture given... Continue Reading →

Afroeuropeans: Black In/Visibilities Contested – 7th Network Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 4-6 July 2019

The 7th Biennial Network Conference “Afroeuropeans: Black In/Visibilities Contested” will be held in Portugal at the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), 4-6 July 2019. The conference is an important platform for the production of knowledge in the pertinent field of transdisciplinary research on racism, black cultures and identities in Europe. It also offers the opportunity to strengthen... Continue Reading →

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