Category: Panel Discussions

Our Daughters’ Fathers

Our Daughters’ Fathers Saturday 6 July, 11:15 – 12:30 British Library Knowledge Centre, Main Auditorium With Theresa Lola, Keisha Thompson, Sitawa Namwalie & Fatimah Kelleher. Love, fear, pain and joy – just some of the things that characterise daughters’ relationships…

Africa in London

Africa in London Saturday 6 July, 11:30 – 12:15 British Library Knowledge Centre, Bronte Room Join us for a collective listening session to hear the diverse sounds and stories of Africans living in London and an artistic response to these…

SAFE: Black British Men

SAFE: Black British Men Saturday 6 July, 12:15 – 13:30 British Library Knowledge Centre, Bronte Room With Derek Owusu, Yomi Sode, Okechukwu Nzelu and Alex Wheatle. What is the experience of Black men in Britain? With continued conversation around British…

Stepping Into Our Own

Stepping Into Our Own Saturday 6 July, 14:45 – 16:00 British Library Knowledge Centre, Main Auditorium With Koleka Putuma, Okechukwu Nzelu, Olumide Popoola, Chelle O.T. & Siana Bangura. What does it mean to be true to self? Centring queer writers’…

Reimagining the Gods

Reimagining the Gods Saturday 6 July, 15:30 – 16:45 British Library Knowledge Centre, Bronte Room With Inua Ellams, Sitawa Namwalie and Dr. Louisa Egbunike & Dr. Marion Wallace. An interactive discussion on ancient African deities in contemporary spoken, written and…

Angolan Literature 101

Angolan Literature 101 Saturday 6 July, 16:15 – 17:30 British Library Knowledge Centre, Eliot Room With Kalaf Epalanga & Yovanka Paquete Perdigao. Curious about African Lusophone literature? Join us to uncover a wealth of stories from Angolan writers. Following the…

2019 Caine Prize Conversation

2019 Caine Prize Conversation Saturday 6 July, 17:00 – 18:15 British Library Knowledge Centre, Main Auditorium With Lesley Nneka Arimah (Nigeria), Meron Hadero (Ethiopia), Cherrie Kandie (Kenya), Ngwah-Mbo Nana Nkweti (Cameroon), Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor (Nigeria). The annual Caine Prize aims…

New Daughters of Africa

New Daughters of Africa Saturday 6 July, 19:00 – 20:30 £15 / £12 / £10 / £9 for RAS Members Celebrating Black women’s writing in a landmark anthology Twenty-five years after Margaret Busby’s landmark anthology Daughters of Africa, this new companion volume…

Love & Sickle Cell in Stay With Me

Love & Sickle Cell in Stay With Me Sunday 7 July, 11:00 – 11:45 British Library Knowledge Centre, Main Auditorium The author in conversation with award winning author Chibundu Onuzo. Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ discusses love, desire and the devastating consequences of…

African Books to Inspire: Makings of Masculinity

African Books to Inspire: Makings of Masculinity Sunday 7 July, 13:30 – 14:45 British Library Knowledge Centre, Main Auditorium With Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Kinna Likimani, Sulaiman Addonia and Peter Kimani. Join us for an afternoon of books and inspiration as Ayọ̀bámi…