“Le théâtre d’Eugène Ionesco – l’utopie de l’absurde et les enjeux du dialogue interculturel” – Simona ANTOFI

Synergies Tunisie, n° 3 - 2011 pp. 57-69 Résumé : Ayant une identité multiple – juive, roumaine et – à la suite de l’exil volontaire à Paris – française –, le dramaturge Eugène Ionesco débute sur la scène de la littérature roumaine par un essai critique très agressif, dont le radicalisme idéologique se retrouve dans… Continue lendo “Le théâtre d’Eugène Ionesco – l’utopie de l’absurde et les enjeux du dialogue interculturel” – Simona ANTOFI

Africa in the Bible: The Myth of a Cursed Race | A Day of Discovery Legacy Series

For centuries, an ancient curse was used to support the terrible evils of slavery. It’s a curse that appears in one isolated verse in the Bible. Even today, this misunderstood curse still lingers with us as a legacy of shame. Fortunately, through tracing history and honest examination, researchers have exposed the lie of a cursed… Continue lendo Africa in the Bible: The Myth of a Cursed Race | A Day of Discovery Legacy Series

“Abortion: the ‘pro-death’ view” – David BENATAR

The pro-death view should be of interest even to those who do not accept it. One of its valuable features is that it offers a unique challenge to those pro-lifers who reject a legal right to abortion. Whereas a legal pro-choice position does not require a pro-lifer to have an abortion—it allows a choice—a legal… Continue lendo “Abortion: the ‘pro-death’ view” – David BENATAR

Africa’s looted art | DW Documentary

Africa’s colonial overlords brutally stripped it of countless cultural treasures. Now, the fate of these items is being hotly debated in Europe and Africa as well. Some say the pieces should be returned, while others have reservations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RXlVr_15JY European museums proudly present art and cultural artifacts from all over the world. But until recently, many… Continue lendo Africa’s looted art | DW Documentary

“Nihilism and Negritude: Ways of Living in Africa” – Célestin MONGA

Nihilism: African Variations So I’m in Douala: no other airport has this picturesque absurdity, this hectic torpor, and this huge dose of bitterness. The customs hall is taken by storm by all manner of individuals whom the damp atmosphere doesn’t discourage. As always, you have to wait, interminably, for the luggage. From one and the… Continue lendo “Nihilism and Negritude: Ways of Living in Africa” – Célestin MONGA

Fashion in Congo: What is a Sapeur? | The Congolese Dandies of Brazzaville | La Sape

Welcome to Brazzaville in The Republic of Congo, where expensive high fashion is King. These Congolese men are known as 'La Sape' or 'Sapeurs', and sometimes by 'The Congo Dandies': this documentary explores their way of life https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bqOnte897A Discover a different side of Congo, other than the war and suffering. The sapeurs adhere to a… Continue lendo Fashion in Congo: What is a Sapeur? | The Congolese Dandies of Brazzaville | La Sape

Vídeos degradantes de crianças africanas viram entretenimento na China

Em fevereiro de 2020, um vídeo chocante começou a circular nas redes sociais chinesas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41sBSAYAR48 Um grupo de crianças africanas era instruído, por uma voz fora da câmera, a cantar frases em chinês. As crianças repetem as palavras com sorrisos e entusiasmo – mas não entendem que o que estão sendo dizendo é "sou um… Continue lendo Vídeos degradantes de crianças africanas viram entretenimento na China

My Stolen Childhood: Understanding the Trokosi system | BBC Africa Eye documentary

Thousands of women across West Africa have been enslaved by a centuries old practice called “trokosi”. Girls are forced to live and work with priests in religious shrines, for the rest of their lives, to “pay” for the sins of family members. Although the practice has officially been banned in Ghana, it’s still happening there… Continue lendo My Stolen Childhood: Understanding the Trokosi system | BBC Africa Eye documentary

O genocídio ‘esquecido’ da Alemanha na Namíbia, reconhecido após mais de um século | BBC News

Entre 1904 e 1908, a região onde hoje fica a Namíbia, no Sudoeste da África, foi palco de um genocídio. O então Império Alemão exterminou os povos Herero e Nama naquele local. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlvjGGsLE3Y Motivados por uma ideologia racial, os alemães chegaram a utilizar campos de concentração – uma tecnologia de extermínio que ficaria famosa década… Continue lendo O genocídio ‘esquecido’ da Alemanha na Namíbia, reconhecido após mais de um século | BBC News

Filhos de Mocímboa: a crise de extremismo em Moçambique | BBC News

Sequestros, decapitações e queima de casas tornaram-se os cartões de visita de um grupo secreto e brutal de insurgentes em Cabo Delgado, no norte de Moçambique. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOlm66aVVq4 Desde 2017, eles realizaram centenas de incursões, causando um número desconhecido de mortes e forçando mais de 700 mil pessoas a fugir para salvar suas vidas. Pouco se… Continue lendo Filhos de Mocímboa: a crise de extremismo em Moçambique | BBC News