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Report - Roundtable "Lagos, Afrofuturist City?", June 29 at the new Alliance Française de Lagos


Venue : Alliance Française/Mike Adenuga Centre, 9 Osborne Road, Ikoyi, Lagos

Date : June 29th 2019, 4pm to 7pm

On Saturday June 29, from 4pm to 7pm, IFRA-Nigeria organised the last event of the series on "Cities of the future, future of African cities" with the support of the Fonds d'Alembert and in partnership with the Institut Français du Nigéria, the French Ambassy and the new Alliance Française de Lagos/Mike Adenuga Center. This last event was organised as a roundtable on "Lagos, Afrofuturist city?". 

The event featured screening of short-movies on Afro and Africanfuturism and cities, followed by a rich panel discussion. 

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Report: Roundtables “Gender of/in African cities”

IFRA-Nigeria organised two roundtables themed on “Gender of/in African cities” a the Institut Français du Nigeria in Abuja and at the Alliance Française/Mike Adenuga Centre in Lagos, in the frame of the series of events funded by the Fonds d’Alembert 2019, in partnership with the French Embassy in Nigeria and IFRA-Nigeria which focuses on “Futures of cities/cities of the future in Africa”. The two roundtables were held in Abuja on Tuesday 9th of April and then in Lagos on Saturday 13th.

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Roundtable: Gender in/of African cities

IFRA-Nigeria, as part of a series of events funded by the Institut Français through the Fond d’Alembert, is co-organising two roundtables on “Gender in/of African cities”.

The roundtables will gather artists, activists, academics and urban actors in order to create spontaneous discussions on issues of gender in urban African contexts, starting from the case of Nigerian cities, notably Lagos and Abuja.

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