Race and Resistance across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century event – May 29 in Oxford

Race and Resistance across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century event – May 29 in Oxford

Launched in January 2013, the Race and Resistance network brings together researchers in the history, literature, and culture of anti-racist movements in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, the United States, and beyond. We meet every Friday during term-time, with sessions taking a variety of formats, including lectures by invited speakers, short research presentations, …

Arabella Kiesbauer Hosts the 60th Eurovision tonight from Vienna

Arabella Kiesbauer Hosts the 60th Eurovision tonight from Vienna

Hosts in 2015 It’s Mirjam Weichselbraun, Alice Tumler and Arabella Kiesbauer to guide Europe through the 60th edition. And yes, the Green Room host will be Conchita Wurst! This year, ORF has decided to pick three hosts, who are all well respected and with huge experience in hosting huge events – Mirjam Weichselbraun, Alice Tumler …

Race and Resistance across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century event-May 22 in Oxford

Race and Resistance across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century event-May 22 in Oxford

Launched in January 2013, the Race and Resistance network brings together researchers in the history, literature, and culture of anti-racist movements in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, the United States, and beyond. We meet every Friday during term-time, with sessions taking a variety of formats, including lectures by invited speakers, short research presentations, …

Black Women Bloggers – England 17 – beautypulseLONDON

Black Women Bloggers – England 17 – beautypulseLONDON

beautypulseLONDON Black. British. Beautiful. Proud. This appellation sums up the essence of Natalie’s outlook as a cosmopolitan, British born Woman of Colour. Frustrated with the lack of positive representations of Black, Asian and women of a mixed heritage in the British beauty market and mainstream media – she established this blog BeautypulseLONDON to fill this …

Black Women Bloggers – England 16 – Afroblush

Black Women Bloggers – England 16 – Afroblush

Hello! My name is Louisa, I’m a Ugandan currently living in London and the creator and voice behind Afroblush, an online extension of my cultural experiences and interests.  Since 2010, I’ve been nurturing this blog as a platform to celebrate, share and explore African culture, innovation and its growing potential.  Behind the blog, I work in brand and consumer research, …

Race and Resistance across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century – May 15 event in Oxford

Race and Resistance across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century – May 15 event in Oxford

Launched in January 2013, the Race and Resistance network brings together researchers in the history, literature, and culture of anti-racist movements in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, the United States, and beyond. We meet every Friday during term-time, with sessions taking a variety of formats, including lectures by invited speakers, short research presentations, …

Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe V Conference in Münster

Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe V Conference in Münster

The English Seminar and the Chair of English, Postcolonial and Media Studies are proud to host the fifth African European Studies conference, which is being held in Münster for the first time (16-19 September 2015).  An interdisciplinary conference with papers covering literature, history, music, theatre, art, translation, politics, immigration, youth culture and European policies, Afroeuropeans …

The Collegium for African American Research conference, Liverpool – Mobilising Memory: Creating African Atlantic Identities

The Collegium for African American Research conference, Liverpool – Mobilising Memory: Creating African Atlantic Identities

Hat Tip: Angela Shaw JUNE 24-28 2015, LIVERPOOL UNITED KINGDOM Liverpool is home to one of the oldest and largest Black British communities. The city itself has a chequered history as Britain’s largest slave port with a legacy of conflicted race relations. As one of the most important port cities of the Atlantic world, Liverpool …

2015 Black Portraiture{s} II Conference: Imaging the Black Body and Re-Staging Histories -28 thru 31 May in Florence

2015 Black Portraiture{s} II Conference: Imaging the Black Body and Re-Staging Histories -28 thru 31 May in Florence

The conference and exhibition will offer comparative perspectives on the historical and contemporary role played by photography, art, film, literature, and music in referencing the image of the black body in the West. It will be held in Florence, Italy, in May 28-31, 2015—as a sequel to five conferences held over the past six years. …

Race and Resistance across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century – May 8 event in Oxford

Race and Resistance across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century – May 8 event in Oxford

Launched in January 2013, the Race and Resistance network brings together researchers in the history, literature, and culture of anti-racist movements in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, the United States, and beyond. We meet every Friday during term-time, with sessions taking a variety of formats, including lectures by invited speakers, short research presentations, …