Project researchers have two panels accepted for the 3rd International Conference on Activism in Africa: call for papers

Researchers from the Cultures Past & Present project organize two panels at the III International Conference on Activism in Africa. The call for papers is open until October 31, 2020. The central theme of the event is Peace, Rights and new solidarity networks through an interdisciplinary approach, and will be held in Brazil, in the city of Recife, on September 14-16, 2021.

The panel entitled Memory policies and discursive strategies in cinema/Políticas da memória e estratégias discursivas no cinema was proposed by researchers Isabel Macedo, Ana Cristina Pereira e Rosa Cabecinhas.

The panel entitled The colonial past as a problem not closed in contemporary times. ‘Artivism’ as a contribution to mental decolonization and as a intercultural possibility/ O passado colonial como problema não encerrado na contemporaneidade. O “artivismo” enquanto contributo para a descolonização mental e como possibilidade intercultural/ , was proposed by researcher Vítor de Sousa.

The proposals must be submitted in Portuguese, English, French and Spanish. For those who are not in English, a translation of the tittle must be provided (for advising in the conference’s website). All the proposals shall be submitted through the form:

The Conference was scheduled for February 23-25, 2021, due to the health and safety conditions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic was postponed to September 2021.