CULTURE

Book Review : Visions from the forests – the art of Liberia and Sierra Leone

Book Review: Smith on Grootaers and Bortolot, ‘Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone’ Helena Cantone Visions from the Forest: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone Smith on Grootaers and Bortolot, ‘Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone’ Author: Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers, Alexander Ives Bortolot, eds. Reviewer: […]

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Seminar – African Slavery in Iran

Seminar on the Anthropology and Visual Anthropology of Iran African Slavery in Iran (1830-1930) Dr. Pedram Khosronejad Associate member: -Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités – CNRS – GSRL/EPHE, Paris -Institut de Recherches et d’Études sur le Monde Arabe et Musulman, CNRS – Université d’Aix Marseille, Aix-en-Provence – Groupe de Recherches et d’Études sur la Méditerranée et […]

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Africa in Pictures : Shopping at the butchers

Photos of butcher’s shops in Africa

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Major New Prize for African Literature Announced

The prize recognizes excellent writing in African languages and encourages translation from, between and into African languages.

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Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage – Africa

UNESCO: New inscriptions concerning Africa by the 9th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (24 – 28 November 2014) Composed of 24 States and elected by the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the Intergovernmental Committee […]

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Call for Papers: State censorship and state sponsorship in contemporary African arts

This panel features papers on state engagement in the field of contemporary
arts, whether to censor, critique, and prohibit, or to promote and
commission.

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