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Symposium: Decolonizing EZ! New impulses for Africa-Related Development Education

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With the upcoming conference we would like to address the three thematic focus points based on the themes of the previous conferences during the symposium: Culture and Arts, Business and Afro-feminist_LGBTIQ* perspectives on politics and education in the context of global inequalities.

In the context of the symposium on July the 7th, we should create a dialogue explicitly with protagonists from development education. Together, we want to develop new impulses and impulses for Africa-related development education and make them visible.

Together with our speakers and audience, we would like to discuss, among others, the following questions: How can the future be constructed, shaped and lived in the context of the currently existing inequalities between "Africa" and "Europe"? What needs to be done to realize a decolonized future?

The symposium "Decolonizing EZ! New Impulses for Africa-Related Development Education" on July 7, 2018 will be the final event of the project "Defining the Future: African-Diasporic Perspectives in the Context of Global Inequalities". The main purpose of the project is to record, analyze and make visible the different African_diasporic future perspectives for development policy work.

The program will consist of lectures, panel discussions, workshops as well as book presentation and is aimed at both the interested public and especially those working in the fields of both development and education.

Speakers:

AMELIE UMUHIRE

lives in Berlin and Kigali and is a director, filmmaker and author. She has produced the web series called "Tuko-Life in Goma" with the Goethe-Institut Kinshasa, the Goethe-Institut Kigali and Yole Africa. 

TAHIR DELLA

Activist in the Black People Initiative in Germany and an integral part of the younger Black Movement in Germany. 

DR. BONIFACE MABANZA

Literary scholar, philosopher and theologian and works since 2008 at the church

Employment Office Southern Africa (KASA) in Heidelberg 

ELISABETH BELOE

Chairperson of moveGLOBAL eV and Deputy Chairwoman of the Federal Association NeMO eV Since 2015 she is also a lecturer for "Diversity Backgrounds" at the Berlin Alice Salomon University. 

PHILIP KOJO METZ

Conceptual artist who deals with themes of identity, history and relations between contemporary cultures. He studied photography and visual arts. 

AWA KEBE

studies at the Berlin Alice Salomon University 'International Social Work'. 

SHANON BOBINGER (MODERATION)

Moderator and systematic life and business coach with a thematic focus on social change and entrepreneurship in an intercultural context. 

The event will be held in German with an English simultaneous translation.

"Access to the venue and toilets are accessible to wheelchair users." 

Admission is free! Catering service available for a donation!

Registrations at: buero@africavenir.org

Link to the Facebook event.

PROGRAMM

We look forward to see many of you!

Sponsored by Engagement Global with financial support from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and kindly supported by the State Development Cooperation Office.

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