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Axis of Solidarity : Landmarks, Platforms, Futures
23
Feb
2019
Axis of Solidarity : Landmarks, Platforms, Futures
Tate Modern, London, UK - February 23-25, 2019

This conference will bring together scholars, writers, curators, researchers, and artists to reflect on the international solidarity movements that emerged in the second half of the twentieth century during processes of decolonisation in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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Global Africa: The State of African Studies in the 21st Centuryis of Solidarity : Landmarks, Platforms, Futures
12
March
2019
Global Africa: African and African Diaspora Studies in the 21st Century
Africa Hall, Sharjah, UAE – March 12-14, 2019

The Africa Institute is organizing Global Africa: African and African Diaspora Studies in the 21st Century, an international conference, to be held on March 12-14, 2019 in Sharjah, UAE. The three-day conference will be the first to take place in the newly rebuilt Africa Hall, originally constructed in 1976 as a first class venue for showcasing African cultures, theatre, dance and musical performances.

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5-plus-1: Rethinking Abstraction
30
Sep
2018
5-plus-1: Rethinking Abstraction
Africa Hall - Sharjah - September, 30, 2018

Sharjah Art Foundation presents 5-plus-1: Rethinking Abstraction, a symposium that revisits the original 5-plus-1 exhibition curated by Frank Bowling in 1969. The symposium considers Bowling’s work and that of his contemporaries, who invested abstraction with social, cultural and personal meaning.

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