Business Tables at the Women of the African Diaspora Conference – 27 July – Amsterdam

Business Tables at the Women of the African Diaspora Conference – 27 July – Amsterdam

May 23, 2008 You are invited to purchase a table at our Business Bazaar as part of the 1st Women of the African Diaspora Conference, part of the Kwakoe Festival in Amsterdam on 27 July 2008 from 14h00 – 17h00. What:1st Women of the African Diaspora Conference Program*: Workshop/Panel Discussion/Audience Participation on ?? Being a …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Scotland – Adventures in Negroshire

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Scotland – Adventures in Negroshire

Peggy lives in Scotland which is a long way from Haiti from whence she hails. She’s a PhD candidate and mother and still finds time to write the Adventures in Negroshire blog. Previous entries in the series:DenmarkEnglandSwitzerlandSlovenijaFranceGermanyItalyEngland 2NorwayCzech RepublicFrance 2Norway 2The NetherlandsSwedenThe Netherlands 2France 3Germany 2

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Germany 2 – BLACKprint

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Germany 2 – BLACKprint

Victoria Robinson writes the BLACKPrint blog in Germany. I met her in Vienna at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress last year. She runs an Afro Community group on XING. I just love her spirit and energy. Check out her blog. Previous entries in the series:DenmarkEnglandSwitzerlandSlovenijaFranceGermanyItalyEngland 2NorwayCzech RepublicFrance 2Norway 2The NetherlandsSwedenThe Netherlands 2France 3

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – France 3 – Poto Mitan

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – France 3 – Poto Mitan

Sandrine Joseph is a self described Poto Mitan (a woman who embraces her femininity in a professional environment that is male-dominated, technical and elitist) living and thriving in Paris. She has a beautiful blog titled, Poto Mitan. Previous entries in the series:DenmarkEnglandSwitzerlandSlovenijaFranceGermanyItalyEngland 2NorwayCzech RepublicFrance 2Norway 2The NetherlandsSwedenThe Netherlands 2

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – the Netherlands 2 – Afro European Sisters Network

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – the Netherlands 2 – Afro European Sisters Network

Sandra had been rocking the Afro Europe Sister’s website for over a year when we joined together last November to form the Women of the African Diaspora website and social network. She developed a large following on MySpace and other social networks and writes the Afro European Sisters Network blog. Previous entries in the series:DenmarkEnglandSwitzerlandSlovenijaFranceGermanyItalyEngland …

More details: Women of the African Diaspora Conference – 27 July – Amsterdam

More details: Women of the African Diaspora Conference – 27 July – Amsterdam

As part of the Kwakoe festival in Amsterdam there will be a conference for Women of the African Diaspora. The cost is 5 euros including a networking hour. Program* Presentations/Panel Discussion:Being a Black Woman in a Global SocietySurviving and Thriving in the Corporate World Musical Performance:Carole Beausaint Denis Networking Hour BazaarSisters with businesses will be …

Women of the African Diaspora Conference – 27 July – Amsterdam

Women of the African Diaspora Conference – 27 July – Amsterdam

Just a quick note to let you know that there will be a conference for Women of the African Diaspora in Amsterdam on 27 July. It will only cost 5 euros and is part of a larger outdoor festival happening the same weekend. If you can come to Amsterdam this summer please save this date! …

Unsettling Women: Contemporary Women’s Writing Network

Unsettling Women: Contemporary Women’s Writing Network

The Second Biennial Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Network University of Leicester, UK, 11-13 July, 2008 How has diaspora shaped contemporary (post-1970) women???s writing? How has women???s writing born out of, or about, diaspora reshaped ideas about home, nation, national and gender identity? What kind of journeys have women undertaken and how are they …

Black Diaspora and Germany Across the Centuries

Black Diaspora and Germany Across the Centuries

Hat tip: Bill at Jewels in the Jungle Call for papers for a conference on Black and African History in Germany to beheld March 19-21, 2009 at the German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C. CfP: “Black Diaspora and Germany Across the Centuries” – H-NetAnnouncements ID 161903 April 11, 2008URL: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=161903

Now more than ever, please use your mouse to feed others

Now more than ever, please use your mouse to feed others

Soaring food and oil costs have hit the less fortunate harder than ever. While there have always been hungry children, women and men, the situation has reached a crisis point in many parts of the world. The head of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) called for urgent action to tackle the ???silent tsunami??? …

BEWC launch in September – a follow up to the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna last year

BEWC launch in September – a follow up to the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna last year

A lot has been going on since we met in Vienna last year. Each woman was charged with doing whatever she could in her country. For my part I promised to spread the word. My efforts can be found here. Leah in Sweden has organized a group of sisters and held meetings to draft proposals …

Dr. Philomena Essed

Dr. Philomena Essed

Dr. Philomena Essed joined the Antioch University (USA) PhD Program as Professor of Critical Race, Gender & Leadership Studies beginning Summer 2005. Philomena is an international and interdisciplinary scholar with a deep interest in the combination of theory-practice. She is the author of Everyday Racism: Reports from Women of Two Cultures (Hunter House, 1990); Understanding …