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An Evening with Gloria Wekker

An Evening with Gloria Wekker

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A celebration of Prof. Dr. Gloria Wekker’s extensive body of work around colonialism, race, gender, sexuality and the diaspora.

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This event is part of the Omek Summit x Africadelic Cultural Festival, a 5-day hybrid festival celebrating Africa and its diaspora.

Join us for an exclusive conversation with socio-cultural anthropologist Prof. Dr. Gloria Wekker, author of the ground-breaking book “White Innocence; Paradoxes of Colonialism and Race”.

Accompanied by several special guests, we will be celebrating Wekker’s extensive body of work which has brought questions of colonialism, race, gender, sexuality and diaspora to the forefront of conversation — transcending the boundaries of academia and activism.

Agenda

  • 5:30pm: doors open + networking

Part 1 — A Celebration of Activism and Thought Leadership

  • 6:30pm: Short Film Premiere by Webster Mugavazi
  • 6:45pm: Fireside chat with Gloria Wekker and Special Guest (TBA)
  • 7:15pm: Mama Baranka Award Ceremony presented by Elvira Semmoh and Bahati
  • 7:30pm: Musical interlude from Bahghi

Part 2 — Moving Forward with Collectivity, Empathy and Mutual Support

  • 7:45pm: Dialogue with Chimira Obiefule, Soekarsi Simmons, and Tamarah de Haan
  • 8:30pm: Networking

Supported by Mama Baranka Foundation, Paradiso and Africadelic

About Mama Baranka Foundation

Mama Baranka foundation, initiated on May 21, 2019, offers a platform to talented young people to inspire and motivate, by speaking out and stand boldly against racism, child abuse, women’s rights and other injustices.

About Paradiso

Paradiso is an iconic institution in Amsterdam, combining pop venues, clubs and a cultural palace, which first opened its doors in 1968. It has always graced visitors with much more than pop concerts, providing a platform for searching boundaries within pop culture, various unique initiatives and projects.

About Africadelic

Africadelic is an Amsterdam-based non-profit organization that is committed to promoting (awareness about) the cultural creativity and diversity in and out of Africa and the African diaspora. Since The Africadelic Festival is an annual festival on and around International Africa Day on 25 May. Through concerts, films and talks, the festival offers a critical reflection on the state of Africa and a festive celebration of the cultural creativity of the continent and from the diaspora.

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