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Afro-Brazil Cultural Center

Atlantic diasporas in an Afro-Brazilian migrant connection

On the 7th of May 2022, the Afro-Brazil Cultural Centre organised an event called: “Atlantic Diaspora: abolition, diversity and inclusion” at Casa do Brasil, in London. The debate was developed in a pedagogical process, ignited by the proximity of the 13th of May, the date of signature of the Aurea Law, the Brazilian slavery “abolition” act.

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Seeing and being the visualised ‘other’: humanitarian representations and hybridity in African diaspora identities

If we are to assume the Shakespearean platitude that ‘the eyes are the windows of the soul’, then it is not beyond our comprehension that visual images used by NGOs (non-governmental organisations) in their advertisements are carefully curated ideas over who or what is ‘seen’, and more importantly ‘how’ it is seen, and for whom.

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