Book Launch and Discussion (English): Confronting Afrophobia and Advancing Equality for People of African Descent and Black Europeans in Europe , 19.11.2015

19th November 2015, 18:00 – 21:00
Presseclub Concordia, Bankgasse 8, A-1010 Vienna

On the occasion of the start of the UN International Decade for People of African Descent, Radio Afrika in collaboration with VIDC, VAS and Presseclub Concordia launches ENAR’s new book “Invisible visible minority - Confronting Afrophobia and Advancing Equality for Black Europeans and People of African Descent in Europe”. The book will be launched during a debate on 19th of November at Presseclub Concordia - Bankgasse 8, A-1010 Vienna.

The event will gather experts to discuss evidence of Afrophobia, the specific form of racism specifically targeting Black people in Europe

18:00 - 18:15 Welcome: Alexis Neuberg, Radio Afrika and Irene Hochauer Kpoda, VIDC
18:20 - 19:00 Book presentation: Ojeaku Nwabuso, European Network Against Racism (ENAR)
19:00 - 20:00 Lectures and Discussion
Mireille Fanon Mendès-France, UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
John Kellock, EU Fundamental Rights Agency
Moderation: Renée Gadsden, University of Applied Arts Vienna

20:00 Reception