Debate 'Look at you': how perceptions of 'the others' are formed
(Kommunikation - Niederlande - Englisch) (Inoffizielle Übersetzung)
Anfang 11/02/2014 - 16:00
Ende 11/02/2014 - 17:15
Veranstaltungsort Pieter de la Courtgebouw / Faculty of Social Sciences, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333 AK Leiden Room 3A06 (third floor)
At the occasion of the opening of ASC 's new exhibition 'Look at you' a debate will be held about the way we perceive 'the other' and how this perception is formed. Visual artist Frouwkje Smit and documentary photographer Karine Versluis will speak with Felix U. Kaputu, who was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is a professor specialized in African Studies, African Politics, Literature Religion, Diaspora, Art and Pedagogy. At the end of the meeting, the audience may take a look at the exhibition.
16:05 Karine Versluis : The making of the exhibition
16:15 Frouwkje Smit : The way Africa is Portrayed in the western media
16:25 Felix Kaputu : The image the Western world has of Africa
16:45 Questions & answers
The debate takes place on Tuesday, 11 February 2014 at 16:00 hours.