Exploring Global Challenges of African Diasporic Communities


Thursday, June 25, 2020, 9:00am to 11:00am


Virtual Event - Details Below

The African Centre for the Study of the United States invites you to our upcoming Old and New Diaspora webinar, "Exploring Global Challenges of African Diasporic Communities"


Date: Thursday, 25 June 2020
Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm JHB | 9:00am - 11:00am ET
Registration: Free

In this exciting, informative and stimulating Zoom webinar, four academic scholars will explore the challenges encountered by African diasporic communities as they navigate new social, economic and political realities in a global context.

If you would like to participate, please fill out our registration form. Registrants will receive an invitation link on the day of the webinar.

Topics and presenters include:

Domestic Space: Shifting Focus to the Social and Spatial Homemaking Strategies of West African Diasporic Communities Living in Rome

Elena Clarke, Harvard University

Extending Global African Diaspora Research: The Case of the ‘Neglected African Communities’ of Post-Communist Central Europe

István Tarrósy, University of Pécs

Blackness and Anti Blackness in Asia

Shobana Shankar, Stony Brook University

Refugee Youth Identity Formation at Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Dowa District, Malawi

Emanuel Chima, Michigan State University

ORGANIZER: African Centre for the Study of the United States

WEBSITE: https://africausforum.news.blog/41-2/