World Bank Conference

The World Bank hosts its conference on development economics in Washington, focusing on multilateralism in the past and future. ISSUES • Economy, Development Economics PLACE • Washington, DC, USA DATE • June 17-19, 2019 ORGANIZATION • World Bank Group ISSUES • Economy, Development Economics PLACE • Washington, DC, USA DATE...

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Champions League SFs

Man Runs and Looks Skyward with Arms Spread Wide

Europe’s football clubs continue their quest for the continent's most coveted trophy, via the Group, Quarterfinal, Semifinal and Final Stages of Champions League.Genre: Sports, Football. Venue: Varied Venues, Europe. Dates: April 30 - May 1, 2019. Sponsors: Union of European Football Associations.Program: Some of the most popular teams in the world’s...

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Conference On Food Safety

FAO, WHO, WTO host a conference in Addis Ababa on the future of world food safety for peoples, economies, environments. Genre: Health, Food, Conferences. Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Dates: February 12-13, 2019. Convenors/Sponsors: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the World Health Organization, and the African Union....

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E Iduma and Chike Edozien

The Nigerian authors meet to discuss their writing at the forefront of “Africa’s quiet LGBT revolution” in Boston Brookline Booksmith.   Genre: Readings, Conversations, Fiction, Nonfiction. Venue: Brookline Booksmith, Boston, MA, USA. Dates: December 4, 2018. Sponsors: Brookline Booksmith. Readers/Performers: Emmanuel Iduma, Nigerian fiction writer, essayist, and co-founder of Saraba...

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WHO on Emergencies

WHO convenes a high-level meeting on current knowledge and experience regarding emergency crisis response for global and globalizing cities. Genre: Health, Public Health Emergencies, Conferences. Venue: Musée des Confluences, Lyon, France. Dates: December 3-4, 2018. Convenors/Sponsors: The World Health Organization and the Government of France. Part of a series that...

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Jason Moran Exhibit

Jason Moran combines music, film, archival images, historical account in his meditation on an African-American infantry in WWI France.  Genre: Music, Film, Performance, Viewing. Venue: Barbican Centre, London, England. Time: October 30 2018. Curators & Sponsors: Part of the Barbican’s 2018 Season, The Art of Change. Produced by the Barbican in association with...

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Harlem Choir in Spain

The most famous Gospel Choir in the world arrives in Barcelona during the International Jazz Festival, making for a musical and multicultural celebration. Genre: Music, Performance. Venue:  Barcelona Arts on Stage (BARTS), Barcelona, Spain. Date: 19 December 2017. Sponsors: The concert is part of the 49th Voll-Damn International Festival...

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One Planet Summit à Paris

Le Président Emmanuel Macron invite plusiers secteurs de la société à une réunion importante sur la question urgente de l'environnement. Genre: Congrès, Environnement. Venue: La Seine Musicale, Île Seguin Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris, France. Date: 12 décembre, 2017 Co-organisateurs: Présidence de la République Française; les Nations Unies (ONU); et le Groupe de...

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‘Boers at the End of the World’

A vivid exploration of family and historical connections across an often overlooked diaspora of Boer Africans in South America, Patagonia, Argentina. Genre: Film, Viewing Venue: Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery, Room 100 Hatcher Graduate Library, University of Michigan campus Time: December 5 2017, 4-6pm. Sponsor: University of Michigan African Studies Center, Department of Afroamerican...

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Zadie Smith’s ‘Swing Time’

Zadie Smith presents a fluid meditation, via a cross-racial relationship between two female protagonists, on race, class, geopolitics, dance, storytelling, history. Genre: Books, Fiction. Full Title: Swing Time. Author: Zadie Smith, multi-award-winning British novelist, essayist, and short-story writer, author of White Teeth and On Beauty. Publisher: Penguin Random House. Place: New...

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