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Peacebuilding in Guinea-Bissau: Cultural Dialogues and Breaking the Impasse

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Great Hall, King's College London, Strand Campus

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WC2R 2LS

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With the on-going political crisis in Guinea-Bissau showing no sign of resolution, and no effective government for much of 2016, this one-day workshop funded by the British Academy BARSEA scheme brings together leading historians and musicians from the country to explore alternative dialogues towards peace through culture.

PROGRAMME:

14.00 - PANEL 1: Historical Pluralisms and the Prospects for Peace

Speakers: Jose Lingna Nafafe (Bristol University), Nayanka Perdigao (African Leadership Centre, King's College London), Ibrahima Galissa (Lisbon-Guinea-Bissau)
Chair: Lucy Duran (SOAS)

15.30 - Tea and coffee break

15.45 - PANEL 2: Musical Pluralisms and the Prospects for Peace

Speakers: Manecas Costa (Lisbon-Guinea-Bissau), Tony Dudu (London-Guinea-Bissau), Lucy Duran (SOAS)
Chair: Toby Green (KCL)

17.15 - Tea and coffee break

17.30-1830 - SCREENING: "Identities in Greater Senegambia and Beyond: Perspectives Through History and Music in Dialogue" followed by discussion with Lucy Duran and Toby Green, chaired by Anna De Mutiis (CAS)

19.30 - LIVE CONCERT: Manecas Costa, Tony Dudu, Ibrahima Galissa in unison

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