Second Conference on Anti-Black Racism in Europe

Hey folks! On the 25th and 26th November, the Second conference on Anti-black Racism in Europe, organised by CRAN, will take place in Geneva, Switzerland. Find out more about the conference and its programme by via the English and/or French e-flyers, which we also encourage you to circulate widely. Want to attend? You can already … More Second Conference on Anti-Black Racism in Europe

Racist normalcies when crossing borders in Europe

by Praveen Sewgobind, University of Potsdam In October/November 2016, I, a PhD researcher at Potsdam University, was travelling to two conferences in Toronto and Innsbruck to present papers. Both conferences offered participants a possibility to outline critical perspectives on dominant discourses, hegemonic structures, and provide a platform to engage in discussion and forge alliances. The … More Racist normalcies when crossing borders in Europe

Weisser Peter (White Peter) Stage Play Performance in Innsbruck

We’re delighted to announce that there will be a performance of Weisser Peter, written by Mohamed Wa Baile, at 7pm on Friday 4th November, at the Westbahntheater in Innsbruck. The performance is part of our conference- Returning the Gaze II: Stories of Resistance. Mohamed Wa Baile is an activist, scholar and playwright based in Switzerland … More Weisser Peter (White Peter) Stage Play Performance in Innsbruck

Becoming Afro German expo at Returning the Gaze II conference!

  Artist Karina Griffith will be showing a series of moving image works and artifacts at our upcoming conference Returning the Gaze II: Stories of Resistance at the University of Innsbruck in Austria next month. The exhibition will be free to access for University of Innsbruck students and conference delegates. Becoming Afro German is an … More Becoming Afro German expo at Returning the Gaze II conference!

Film Screening of Too Black to be French? (2015)

We are very excited to announce our screening of Too Black to be French? (2015), a documentary by Isabelle Boni-Claverie and Quark Productions, at the University of Innsbruck on Thursday 3rd November at 19h30. As a film that literally inverts the white, European, racialising gaze, the screening will provide the perfect opening to our forthcoming … More Film Screening of Too Black to be French? (2015)

MMU Special Collections wants your zines!

Ever wanted to create a zine but never had the chance or didn’t know how? Already made a zine and want to share it with a broader audience? Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) is offering zine-makers the exciting opportunity to contribute to their Special Collections series! Explaining their project via their site, they state: MMU Special Collections is … More MMU Special Collections wants your zines!