The Color Curtain and the Promise of Bandung

A series of roundtables reappraising Asian-African political imagination

Thursday, 21 October, 18h (CEST)

with Leigh Raiford and Karima Boudou Mzouar

hosted by Philippe Pirotte

Philippe Pirotte

Introduction: Richard Wright, The Color Curtain and the Promise of Bandung

Leigh Raiford

Bandung to Black Power: Mapping Kathleen Cleaver's Radical Geographies

Karima Boudou Mzouar

The Key to San Francisco: Mehdi Ben Barka and the Tricontinental Conference in Cuba

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Thursday, 28 October, 9h (CEST)

with Shabbir Hussain Mustafa, Suman Gopinath & Grant Watson

hosted by Vera Mey

Shabbir Hussain Mustafa

“We are not merely the objects of history chained to a law of challenge and response.” Sirimavo Bandaranaike and the Staging of the 5th NAM Summit

Suman Gopinath Grant Watson

The Poet in Bandung

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Thursday, 4 November, 16h (CET)

with Grace Samboh & Arham Rahman, Ntone Edjabe, and Sadie Woods

hosted by Philippe Pirotte

Grace Samboh Arham Rahman

KARANGAN: Lampiran tentang pengelolaan, keramah-tamahan, dll (Appendices on organization, hospitality, and other things)

Ntone Edjabe

Radio Freedom

Sadie Woods

Songs of Liberation

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Thursday, 11 November, 17h (CET)

with Noor Abuarafeh & Lara Khaldi, and Elizabeth Asafo-Adjei

hosted by Shabbir Hussain Mustafa

Noor Abuarafeh Lara Khaldi

Letters to a Museum

Elizabeth Asafo-Adjei

The art of giving: Kofi Antubam’s introduction of Ghana through diplomatic gifts

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Thursday, 18 November, 20h (CET)

with Vera Mey, Atreyee Gupta, and Naeem Mohaiemen

hosted by Lara Khaldi

Vera Mey

Artistic alignment and the expanding geographic horizon of modern Cambodian mural paintings 1950s–1960s

Atreyee Gupta

Vectors of Bandung: The Third World Liberation Front at the University of California, Berkeley

Naeem Mohaiemen


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