The Africa Centre Summer Festival

Saturday 18th – Sunday 19th August 2018, 1:00 PM –10:00 PM @ The Africa Centre, 66 Great Suffolk Street, London SE1 1PE   The Africa Centre is back with our annual flagship event celebrating African and diaspora music, dance, fashion and art! 2 music stages, one youth dance stage, 9 streets, 150 stalls! We are…

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‘What ism Now?’ by FORWARD Young Women’s Hub

Thursday 19th July 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM @ Yumchaa, 45 Berwick Street, London W1F 8SF FORWARD Young Women’s Hub hosts a safe space for Black and minority ethnic women to meet, network and participate in monthly discussions exploring all aspects of our lived experiences. FORWARD is the UK’s leading African diaspora organisation working…

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‘From Locally Known to being a Global Brand’ by the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD)

Friday 6th July 2018, 3.30 PM – 6.30 PM @Chatham House, 10 Saint James’s Square, London SW1Y 4LE   Africa Diaspora and Development Day (AD3) is now in its 18th year, with a reputation as the most prestigious event that brings together African Diasporas living in the UK. It also serves as a platform for…

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‘Cultural Compounds: Is African Identity Lost in Translation?’

Saturday 7th July 2018, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM @ City, University of London, University Building, Room B200, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB Cultural Compounds is a series of one day symposiums to explore how the cultural and the personal conditions of African diasporic society, relate to current practices and theories, our knowledge of the past…

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** 3 DAYS TO GO ** “AFRICA STORIES: CHANGING PERCEPTIONS”

Tuesday 12th June 2018, 09:00 AM – 5:30 PM @ Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, 2nd Floor, South Junction, UCL Wilkins Main Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT Think you know Africa? Think again.   Climate change, human rights abuses, mass migration, pandemics, economic chaos…the list goes on. All these problems have grown too big and…

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‘The Conflict Resolution Strategies of President Olusegun Obasanjo’

Saturday 23rd June 2018, 6:00 PM – 11:30 PM @ The Chelsea Bridge Hotel, 354 Queenstown Road, London SW11 8AE In partnership with the Nigerian High Commission and the African Leadership Forum, the Eminent Nigerian Series (an initiative of the Nigerian Diaspora Direct Investment Summit) will be launching the 3rd volume of the “Eminent Nigerian Series (ENS)” and a…

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“Reel Black Lives Matter: African Diaspora focused Documentaries” by Rapport Festival

 Saturday 16th June 2018, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM @ Whirled Cinema, 259-260 Hardess Street, Loughborough Junction, London SE24 0HN Rapport Festival returns to Brixton for its second year. We present a weekend of African Diaspora films (15th -17th June). International films focused on the real lives, experiences, and perspectives of Africans in Africa and the…

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A ONE-OF-A-KIND DRESS CONFERENCE – “SI WI YAH: SARTORIAL REPRESENTATIONS OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA” by Costume Institute of the African Diaspora – A Two Day Event

Friday 4th and Saturday 5th May 2018, 10:00 am @ The London College of Fashion, Senate House, 20 John Princes Street, London W1G 0BJ The Costume Institute of the African Diaspora’s first dress conference seeks to understand how Diaspora communities came to be visually represented or have developed the agency to represent themselves and establish…

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5th EDITION OF AFRICA ON THE RISE” by Ekua Haizel

This event aims to discuss the impact the new wave of millennial diasporans are having on the continent, and how this can be made more effective and sustainable. As well as highlighting the key areas for collaboration with those already on the continent.

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