Programme 2019

  • March 21st 

Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Aula Saraceno, Campus San Giobbe, Cannaregio 873

15.00-18.00

Welcome remarks: Giacomo Pasini (Dean’s Deputy for initiatives in support of cooperation and development, Ca’ Foscari University), Vittorio Longhi (journalist), Shaul Bassi (Director, Center for the Humanities and Social Change)

Liina Carr, Confederate secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)
Anco Marzio Lenardon (UniAfrica)
Mario di Giulio, Organisation pour l’Harmonisation en Afrique du Droit des Affaires (OHADA)
Antonio Calò, “European Citizen of the Year” for a migrants’ hosting model
Roberta Borgotti (Ca’ Foscari University): Ca’ Foscari University in Africa: Stories and Opportunities

  • March 22nd

Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Aula Baratto, Dorsoduro 3246

10.00-12.30 / 15.00-18.00

Alessandra Di Maio, University of Palermo
Melesse Gelaneh Alemu, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Esther Elisha, actress
Theophilus Marboah, (Theo Imani) artist
Annalisa Oboe, University of Padua
Alessandro Possati, Zuecca Project Space
Johny Pitts, photographer, author of Afropean (Allen Lane / Penguin, 2019)
Minna Salami, author and founder of the multiple award-winning blog MsAfropolitan
Igiaba Scego, writer, Fellow of the Center for the Humanities and Social Change.

 

The event is in English and Italian – translation available
With the support of Uniafrica and ETUC