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Saturday 31st October 2020

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Webinar - The Persecution of Uyghurs
31/10/2020 5:30pm
British Association for Turkish Area Studies
The long repression and cultural diminution of Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples turned into systemic annihilation in Xinjian with the establishment of a vast network of concentration camps. In this talk, Dr Özcan will discuss how the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) two-faced ideological identity of communism enhanced with Chinese characteristics and a Han nationalist imperial discourse has gained speed and taken shape with Chairman Xi Jinping. G
Black Monuments Matter
05/10/2020 9:00am - 31/03/2021 5:00pm
The Aga Khan University's Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and the Zamani Project at the University of Cape Town
The Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and the Zamani Project at the University of Cape Town are pleased to present the online exhibition "Black Monuments Matter". Black Monuments Matter recognises and highlights African contributions to world history by exhibiting World Heritage Monuments and architectural treasures from Sub-Saharan Africa. In doing so, this exhibition sweeps away ideas based on racist theories and hopes to contribute to both awareness of African identity and pride of African Heritage.