SOAS University of London

Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS)

Contemporary Cultures of Opposition in Africa


Date: 15 January 2014Time: 3:00 PM

Finishes: 15 January 2014Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: L67

Type of Event: Panel Discussion

"Alternatives to manipulation and domestication of the poor in arts for development: the danger to states and INGOs of promoting ordinary people's voices”
Professor Jane Plastow (University of Leeds)

“Creating oppositional archives in South Africa”
Dr. Carli Coetzee (SOAS, University of London)

“Fleeting moments of opposition: performance space, co-optation and resistance in Zimbabwe”
Dr. Wendy Willems (London School of Economics and Political Science)

“Opposing Dominant Cultures in Africa: Examples from Different Media”
Dr. Kwadwo Osei-Nyame (SOAS, University of London)

Chair: Dr. Karima Laachir (SOAS, University of London)

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