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African-Caribbean Evening

25/06/11, 19:00, Klub Austria, Restaurace Austria

In celebration of the International Year for People of African Descent, Humanitas Afrika invites you African-Caribbean Evening.

Read and Lunch at the African Library/Open Doors Day

18/06/11, 11:00, African Information Centre

Come to the African library on Saturday.

Prague Day for Africa

04/06/11, 11:00, Sokol Praha - Královské Vinohrady, Polska, Prague 2

Don't miss this year's Prague Day for Africa - a cultural and football event in the centre of Prague which is organized by INEX-SDA in collaboration with Humanitas Afrika.

Book club

02/06/11, 18:30, African Information Centre

The third meeting of the book club where we discuss some of the most popular titles in our library collection will take place on 2 June 2011 from 6.30 pm. The book to be discussed is Paul Collier, Wars, Guns, and Votes: Democracy in Dangerous Places (2009). The club is open to everybody interested in the topic.

Cultural dimension of development work

19/05/11, 18:30, African Information Centre

African Information Centre invites you to a discussion on Cultural dimension of development work. The speaker, a cultural anthropologist Zuzana Hrdličková, will talk on this topic and her own experience with humanitarian and development work in South Asia.

Development projects often have the ambition to change social and cultural conventions. Are they succeeding in it? Are the projects changing the cultures or is the culture changing the projects? How did development work change over the last 50 years and how did the experience of development workers and cultural anthropologists contributed to these changes? How and where are he "right" tdevelopment projects implemented?

Window to Africa

20/11/10, 13:00, DDM Ulita, Na Balkáně 100, Praha 3

Meet African traditions. Taste the rhythm of African music and dance. Try your hands on African art techniques or play typical board games.

Come and enjoy an African afternoon with your children.

Screening and discussion about development assistance in Africa

02/11/10, 19:30, Prague School for Economics, room RB213

Invitation to a screening and discussion with Sebastian Lindström who has lived and worked in West Africa and authored many successful movies dealing with efficiency of development aid and developing countries in general.

Cry Freedom (1987)

27/05/10, 18:30, African Information Centre

Cry Freedom is based on the true story of Steve Biko (Denzel Washington), the charismatic South African Black Consciousness Movement leader, and Donald Woods (Kevin Kline), the liberal white editor of the Daily Dispatch newspaper.

Man of Vision, Kwame Nkrumah

25/05/10, 18:30, African Information Centre

Exclusive and rare documentary focuses on the early stages of Ghana’s development shortly before and after the independence, in particular the Akosombo Dam project.

50 Years of Independence in Africa: On the way to development and democracy?

24/05/10, 10:00, UN Information Centre

UN Information Center in Prague, Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Institute of Ethnology of the Faculty of Arts at the Charles University and Humanitas Afrika cordially invite you to a colloquium

50 years of independence in Africa: On the way to development and democracy?

Main speaker:

Cheick Sidi Diarra, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries

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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.

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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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