Guardian Live! ‘Who Are We? Exploring the Science of Identity’

Saturday 22nd September 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM @ Amnesty International UK, 25 New Inn Yard London, EC2A 3EA Award-winning Harvard geneticist David Reich, Reith lecturer and NYU philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah, science journalist Angela Saini, and chair Adam Rutherford, scientist, broadcaster and author of The Book of Humans, will discuss how a scientific…

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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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‘Heritage and Identity’ by The University of Westminster School of Architecture and Cities

Friday 29th June 2018, 12:00 – 7:00 PM @ University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road London, NW1 5LS With the revisiting of Britain’s colonial and slave-trading history, for example, there is growing awareness that heritage is contested and that we may just be entering foothills of cultural decolonisation. Heritage, thus, could be central to negotiating difference and diversity; it is…

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“LET’S DISCUSS MY HERITAGE” by Black Cultural Archives 

Thursday 3rd May 2018 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM @ 1 Windrush Square Brixton, London SW2 1EF What does it mean to be Black? What does it mean to grow up in a world with labels and terms only? Without the stories and narratives that form our background, how do we know who we are?…

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“AFRICAN, JAMAICAN & BLACK BRITISH ROOTS: WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?”

Saturday 12th May 2018, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM @ The Marcus Garvey Library, 1 Philip Lane, Tottenham, London N15 4JA Trailblazing author and family historian Paul Crooks captivates his audience with an account of how he traced his African forebears enslaved on a sugar plantation in Jamaica, 200 years ago. Paul was told that it…

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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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