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Everything as Everything: Maroonage and the Elementalist Aesthetic of Jesús Cos Causse, or The Revolution will not be Sacralized

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We are delighted to invite you to Professor Jerome Branche’s fourth Leverhulme Lecture on Tuesday, 14 March at 6pm. Professor of Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, Professor Branche is a Leverhulme Visiting Professor in the Department of… Continue Reading →

Black Life and Death in Theory: ninguneo, Necropolitics, Afropessimism, and an Afrofuture

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We are delighted to invite you to Professor Jerome Branche’s third Leverhulme Lecture on Tuesday, 28 February at 6pm. Professor of Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, Professor Branche is a Leverhulme Visiting Professor in the Department of… Continue Reading →

White/mestizo Heritage Tourism, the Restoration of Ruins, and Colonial Nostalgia: Towards the Consideration of a Black Counter-narrative (24 January 2023)

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We are delighted to invite you to Professor Jerome Branche’s second Leverhulme Lecture on Tuesday, 24 January at 6pm. Professor of Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, Professor Branche is a Leverhulme Visiting Professor in the Department of… Continue Reading →

(Of Souls and Black Folk): On Accumulation, Conversion, and Colonial Capture, Alonso de Sandoval’s Treatise on Slavery (De Instauranda Aethiopum Salute, 1647) (2 December)

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We are delighted to invite you to Professor Jerome Branche’s Leverhulme Lecture on Friday, 2 December at 6pm. Professor of Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, Professor Branche is a Leverhulme Visiting Professor in the… Continue Reading →

Alien Nation: The Cinema of Michel Lipkes (21-22 October)

Presented by Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image, Birkbeck Centre for Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies, and Close-Up Film Centre Friday 21 October (Birkbeck) and Saturday 22 October (Close-Up)  Mexican filmmaker Michel Lipkes has dedicated much of his professional life to… Continue Reading →

Trafficking the Earth: Photography, Communities, and Extractivism (5 October)

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CILAVS Early Career Researchers Network and London Mining Network are pleased to invite you to the round table Trafficking the Earth: Photography, Communities, and Extractivism, an evening event that will discuss the politics of extractivism and the effects of these politics in communities and the… Continue Reading →

NEGRA, Film Screening and Q&A (26 May)

When: 26 May 2022, 15:00 — 17:00Venue: Birkbeck 43 Gordon Square Book your place Film–screening and Q&A with documentary filmmaker Medhin Tewolde, whose internationally-acclaimed Negra explores what it means to inhabit Mexico as a black woman. In-person.In her debut essay documentary film Negra, Medhin… Continue Reading →

Biocultural collections, art and eco-activism (20 May 2022)

When: 20 May 2022, 18:00 — 19:20Venue: Online  Book your place An online live event exploring how Indigenous artists from Brazil have engaged with museum collections to discuss issues of Indigenous rights, climate change and biocultural diversity loss.  This online roundtable explores how Indigenous… Continue Reading →

Memories of rural resistance: María Rojas Arias & Andrés Jurado + Q&A

Date: Tuesday 22 March 2022Time: 6:30pmVenue: ICA, Cinema 1 Park of Birkbeck’s Essay Film Festival, this programme brings together works by María Rojas Arias and Andrés Jurado, founder members of creative laboratory La Vulcanizadora. Focusing on rural communities in Colombia,… Continue Reading →

Birkbeck Inspires (Feb 9)

Birkbeck InspiresWhen: 9 February 2022, 15:30 — 16:30Venue: Online This event will celebrate 10 years of Public Engagement at Birkbeck. A short film will be screened virtually that interviews a number of Birkbeck academics and features some of Birkbeck’s best… Continue Reading →

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