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Hidden Histories – “Celebrating through Masquerade”

Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre (BGLT), Brunei Gallery, SOAS Brunei Gallery, SOAS, London

Gambia celebrated its 53rd year as a republic on 24 April and for this occasion we seek to celebrate our independence from total colonial rule by showcasing our cultural diversity as a country in masquerades. Masquerade in Africa symbolises unity, as all ethnic and religious groups celebrate together through Masquerade. This resonates across West Africa and its Diaspora as a form of cultural resistance. In other parts of the world

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Hidden Histories – “African and Caribbean People in Britain (book launch)”

Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre (BGLT), Brunei Gallery, SOAS Brunei Gallery, SOAS, London

Despite the best efforts of researchers and campaigners, there remains today a steadfast tendency to reduce the history of African and Caribbean people in Britain to a simple story: it is one that begins in 1948 with the arrival of a single ship, the Empire Windrush, and continues mostly apart from a distinct British history, overlapping only on occasion amid grotesque injustice or pioneering protest. Yet, as acclaimed historian Hakim

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Hidden Histories – “BlindianProject — The HOME of Black x Brown Culture”

Online - Zoom

The BlindianProject is a social impact media platform and community at the intersection of Black x Brown culture. We aim to normalize Black x Brown relationships and dismantle anti-Blackness and Indophobia. Known as the "Home of Black x Brown Culture" we create immersive, cross-cultural experiences that unite our communities and inspire solidarity. Our work has been featured in international publications such as The BBC World News, The Lily (Washington Post),

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