On Africa Day (25/05), the Department of Letters and the Institute of International Relations invite to the debate: “Africa beyond the diasporas”. The purpose of the conversation is to understand how literary and academic thought can, together, promote the deconstruction of stereotypes and prejudices that contaminate our view and our understanding when we talk about the peoples of the African continent and Africa itself.
Guests: Eliana Alves Cruz (journalist and writer) and Jacques D’Adesky (economist, sociologist and political scientist)
Organization and mediation: Aza Njeri (Letras/PUC-Rio) and Alexandre dos Santos (IRI/PUC-Rio)
Day: 5/25/2022 – Africa Day
Hours: 10 am to 12 pm
Location: Junito Brandão Amphitheater