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Johny Pitts, Afropean: Notes from Black Europe

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Johny Pitts, Afropean: Notes from Black Europe

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Johny Pitts, Afropean: Notes from Black Europe

THIS EVENT HAS EXPIRED

Aye Write

Dates and times

Sunday 22 March 2020
8:00PM - 9:00PM
Unfortunately due to the constantly evolving coronavirus situation, Aye Write 2020 has been cancelled, and this event will no longer go ahead. We will contact ticket holders directly as soon as possible.

Afropean is an on-the-ground documentary of areas where Europeans of African descent are juggling their multiple allegiances and forging new identities. Here is an alternative map of the continent, taking the reader to places like Cova Da Moura, the Cape Verdean shantytown on the outskirts of Lisbon with its own underground economy, and Rinkeby, the area of Stockholm that is eighty per cent Muslim. Johny Pitts visits the former Patrice Lumumba University in Moscow, where West African students are still making the most of Cold War ties with the USSR, and Clichy Sous Bois in Paris, which gave birth to the 2005 riots.

Venue

The Mitchell Library

North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN

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