Luso-African Group at Tubman awarded Certificate of Appreciation

Congratulations to the Luso-African Group at the Tubman Institute on recently being honoured by the Angolan Community of Ontario, through its President, Mr. Antonio Ildo Major Alves, with a Certificate of Appreciation for their “dedication to educate people about Angolan culture Continue reading

African Diaspora 2.0: Oral Sources and Digital Humanities workshop

Kick off the new year with an exciting workshop at the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diasporas, York University: “African Diaspora 2.0: Oral Sources and Digital Humanities” is a workshop that takes place on September 26-28, Continue reading

UN Panel Discussion on Teaching and Learning about the Transatlantic Slave Trade

The Programme of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade and UNESCO hosted a panel discussion on teaching and learning about the Transatlantic Slave Trade at the Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium, United Nations Secretariat, on Friday September Continue reading

Culture, Politics and Labor in Southern Africa Conference

Culture, Politics and Labor in Southern Africa An International Seminar to be held at the Instituto de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil May 11-14, 2015 Scholars have long ago pointed out that Africa is not Continue reading

Rose-Marie Belle Antoine talk on Monday September 8th, 2:30pm

Professor Rose Marie Belle Antoine, the Organization of American States‘ Rapporteur on Rights of Persons of African Descent and Racial Discrimination and a Commissioner on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, will give a talk on Monday September 8th at Continue reading

CFP: Feminisms, Structural Violence and Transitional Justice

Call for Papers: Feminisms, Structural Violence and Transitional Justice: A one-day conference Date:October 31, 2014 Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security Osgoode Hall, York University, Toronto, ON Deadline for abstract submissions: September 1, 2014 Submit to: feminisms.tj.2014@gmail.com Continue reading