The symposium will feature personalities including Richard Wright, Aime Cesaire, and professors of African and African American Studies at prestigious US universities. They will discuss and compare approaches to the cultural and political expressions of contemporary Black writers and artists. The congress will address the question of the relevance of culture in the context of globalization and the development of racialized conflicts.
With its patronage, UNESCO is officially bringing its technical and financial support for this event mainly through the Division of Cultural Policies and Intercultural Dialogue and the Africa Department.Event Schedule
Poster of the Congress© Succession Picasso 2006