Southbank Centre’s AFRICA UTOPIA 2015

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Art and Ideas from Africa that are Changing the World
10-13 September 2015

Southbank Centre

Can the hashtag transform African activism? What does it mean to be an African man? Or an African woman? Who is telling Africa’s queer stories? Debate these topics and many more at our weekend of talks at  Africa Utopia.

Africa Utopia is back for a third year celebrating the arts and culture of one of the world’s most dynamic and fast-changing continents. The festival looks at how Africa can lead the way in thinking about culture, community, business and technology and includes topics ranging from fashion, gender and power to politics, sustainability and activism.

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South African Jazz Cultures and the Archive: Six Days of Discussions, Public Lectures, and Live Music

Announcing six days of discussions, public lectures, book readings, film showings, record launches and live music to initiate the two year British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowship project South African Jazz Cultures and the Archive in association with the University of York Department of Music and SA-UK Season 2015 (4-9 September 2015).

All events are open to the public, and the majority are free (although it is necessary to book a ticket).

Full information (including booking) can be found on the South African Jazz Cultures and the Archive homepage.

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