Afropean Bridges 2019. Identity, Representation, Opportunities

Afropean Bridges 2019. Identity, Representation, Opportunities

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Afropean Bridges is an international workshop aimed at opening a discussion about the identity of Europeans of African origin and about the post-colonial relationship between European and African countries. The event officially supports the International Decade for People of African Descent. This is its second edition

Venice, 21/03/2019 (3-6 p.m.) and 22/03/2019 (10 a.m.-6 p.m.)

Afropean Bridges 2019

Africa and Europe: Identity, representation, opportunities

PROGRAM

March 21st

Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Aula 10B, Campus San Giobbe, Cannaregio 873 (map)

15.00-18.00

Welcome remarks: Giacomo Pasini (Rector’s Delegate for Cooperation and Development, Ca’ Foscari University), Vittorio Longhi (journalist, founder of Afropean Bridges), Shaul Bassi (Director, Center for the Humanities and Social Change)

  • Anco Marzio Lenardon (Uniafrica)
  • Mario di Giulio, Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  • Antonio Calò, European Citizen of the Year 2018 for a migrants’ hosting model
  • Roberta Borgotti (International Career Services,  Ca’ Foscari University)

March 22nd

Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Aula Baratto, Dorsoduro 3246 (map)

 10.00-13.00 

15.00-18.00

  • Melesse Gelaneh Alemu, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
  • Igiaba Scego, writer, Center for the Humanities and Social Change.
  • Alessandra Di Maio, University of Palermo
  • Minna Salami, journalist and blogger (MsAfropolitan)

Afropean Bridges

March 21st, 2019
Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Aula 10B, Campus San Giobbe, Cannaregio 873 (map)

3 p.m – 6 p.m.

March 22nd, 2019
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Aula Baratto (2nd Floor)
Dorsoduro 3246, Calle Larga Foscari (map)

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The event is in English and Italian – translation available

With the support of Uniafrica and ETUC

Program of the 2018 edition of Afropean Bridges here