Via Helen Mears, Keeper of World Art, Royal Pavilion and Museums, Brighton A conference hosted by Royal Pavilion & Museums, with the Sussex Africa Centre / University of Sussex, and the University of Brighton  The Old Courtroom, 118 Church Street, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery Wednesday 2 November 2016 Coinciding with theContinue Reading

Date: Thursday 13th December Time: 6-8 p.m. Place: British Academy, Reading Room, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y5AH What kinds of diasporas are formed by connected migrants? Do the online networks woven by migrants scattered throughout the world, and the traces they leave on the Web, reveal traditional or novel functions of diasporas?Continue Reading

diaspora 2013 conference flyer Conference Location: DePaul University Conference Date: April 12-14, 2013 Conference Abstracts Deadline: October 20, 2012 It has been two decades since the publication of Paul Gilroy’s seminal book The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness (1993) which marked a pivotal shift in our understanding of the experience ofContinue Reading