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Sia, The Dream of the Python - film screening (awarded at festival FESPACO 2001)

29/09/09, 18:30, Humanitas Afrika

Kombi is a poverty-stricken city dominated by a tyrant king. In order to bring back prosperity, the king is advised by his priests to make the traditional human sacrifice.

Tasuma: The Fighter - film screening (film awarded at FESPACO)

15/09/09, 18:30, Humanitas Afrika

Tasuma is an utterly charming rumination on French colonialism; and on the role of elders, women, and children in small African communities.

Swahili for beginers

02/09/09, 17:30, African Information Centre

We are opening another course Swahili for beginers with a native speaker from Kenya. Those who are interested to learn the basics of one of the major African languages can request further information and application form by writing to


16/06/09, 19:00, Kino 35, French Institute Prague

Humanitas Afrika, in colaboration with the French Institute, cordially invites you to a screening of African films for and about children..

Arlit: Deuxieme Paris

28/05/09, 18:00, African Information Centre

Arlit is a case study in environmental racism set in a uranium mining town in the Sahara desert of Niger.

Art workshop for kids

24/05/09, 14:00, African Information Centre

Art workshop for kids inspired by the cartoon hero Kifikou.

Thomas Sankara

14/05/09, 18:00, African library

Lecture and screening of a documentary about the life and visions of the charismatic army captain who came to power in Burkina Faso in 1983.

Afternoon with Mali culture

25/04/09, 14:00, Music Hall of St. Ignac Church (entrance from street Jecna 2)

This Saturday afternoon will be devoted to Mali culture. Come and enjoy the drumming, balafon and kabaruperformance, a Malian film and the delicious Malian food.

You can also buy handmade products from Mali at the event.

Organized in collaboration with African Culture & Art

Entrance free

A Documentary Film Showing

16/04/09, 18:00, Humanitas Afrika

Monday's Girls (1993, 50 min) The documentary provides a look at tradition in today's changing Africa. It examines the Iria, a women's initiation ceremony of the Niger River delta, through the contrasting viewpoints of two young women with different educational background and attitude towards tradition.

Entrance free (with English subtitles)

An Art workshop for Children

04/04/09, 14:00, Humanitas Afrika

Art workshop for kids with screening of a cartoon introducedby a lecturer from Kongo.

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African update

New book “Contemporary African Social and Political Philosophy”

Albert Kasanda, Contemporary African Social and Political Philosophy: Trends, Debates and Challenges. Routledge, 2018.

The book explores what constitutes contemporary African social and political philosophy with regard to its meaning, aims, sources, and relevance for today’s Africa. Kasanda defines contemporary African social and political philosophy as an inclusive reflection of African communities with regard to power and equitable modes of social and political organization. The book sheds new light on debates concerning topics such as ethnophilosophy, negritude, pan-Africanism, democracy, African civil society, African cultures, and globalization.

Read more hereMore

Book of the month

Xoliswa Ndoyiya: Ukutya Kwasekhaya

Xoliswa Ndoyiya: Ukutya KwasekhayaTastes from Nelson Mandela’s kitchen

A collection of recipes by Nelson Mandela's personal chef, this book contains the food served to visiting heads of state, celebrities, politicians for more than 20 years. Featuring some of the favourite former South African president's favourite meals including samp and beans, farm chicken, tripe, this book also features paella, peri-peri chicken, prawn curry, and myriad of other delights. With simple, delicious and nourishing recipes, it will interest those who wish to prepare meals that are both elegant and healthy.More

New arrivals

New titles in our library 12/2016

Our library has aquired a number of new and interesting books. Here is the list of the latest titles.

  • Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X by Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith
  • Fashion Cities Africa by Hannah Azieb Pool
  • Frantz Fanon: Toward a Revolutionary Humanismby Christopher Lee
  • Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty by Robinson, James A., Acemoglu, Daron
  • Shakespeare in Swahililand: Adventures With the Ever-Living Poet by Edward Wilson-Lee
  • A History of Modern Africa: 1800 to the Present by Richard J. Reid
  • Authentically African: Arts and the Transnational Politics of Congolese Culture by Sarah Van Beurden
  • Children in Slavery through the Ages by by Gwyn CampbellSuzanne MiersJoseph C. Miller
  • Global Health in Africa: Historical Perspectives on Disease Control by Tamara Giles-Vernick
  • Rumba on the River: A History of the Popular Music of the Two Congos by Gary  Stewart
  • Women and Slavery, Vol. 1: Africa, the Indian Ocean World, and the Medieval North Atlantic by Gwyn Campbell
  • Women and Slavery, Vol. 2: The Modern Atlantic by Gwyn Campbell
  • Cahier d'un Retour Au Pays Natal by Aimé Cesaire
  • Healing Traditions: African Medicine, Cultural Exchange and Competition in South Africa, 1820-1948 by Karen Elizabeth  Flint
  • Global Education Policy and International Development: New Agendas, Issues and Policies by Antoni Verger
  • Black Skin, White Coats: Nigerian Psychiatrists, Decolonization, and the Globalization of Psychiatry by Matthew M. Heaton

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