The Welcome Table

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Afropean is a multidisciplinary online journal exploring the social, cultural and aesthetic aspects of black European cultures. Afropean and the Holland Festival are organizing an immersive symposium which will present performances, screenings, presentations and panel discussions on the topic of how knowledge is transmitted inter-generationally throughout the black diaspora in myriad ways. The day of events includes academics, poets, organizers and visual artists in discussion and creates a convivial space of knowledge production and sharing, in the heart of Amsterdam.  Featuring Johny Pitts, author of Afropean: Notes from Black Europe, Nat Illumine, scholar and co-founder of, award-winning journalist and blogger Minna Salami, award-winning novelist Bernardine Evaristo and Fusion present BMT: a unique poetry experience with special guest: Umar Bin Hassan from the legendary The Last Poets.

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