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Africa Beyond Stereotypes

Related: The Georgetown University Representative Office in Rome

In spring 2022, the Africa Beyond Stereotypes series was held as part of the Questioni di Civiltà. Dialoghi di attualità e discerniment series, organized by Georgetown University and La Civiltà Cattolica, at the latter's headquarters, located in Villa Malta, Rome.

The purpose of the Africa Beyond Stereotypes series was to overcome stereotypes that still affect the knowledge of the African continent and its cultures. The series consisted of four dialogues between Debora Tonelli and distinguished experts on African cultures from both the African continent and Italy. Each dialogue focuses on a specific theme: democracy without racism, literature, health, and missions.


Nel corso della primavera 2022 si è tenuto in presenza il ciclo “Africa oltre gli stereotipi” come parte della serie “Questioni di Civiltà. Dialoghi di attualità e discernimento”, organizzato dalla Georgetown University e La Civiltà Cattolica, presso la sede di quest’ultima, sita in Villa Malta, Roma.

Lo scopo del ciclo “Africa oltre gli stereotipi” è superare alcuni stereotipi che tutt’ora inficiano la conoscenza del continente africano e delle sue culture. Il ciclo è composto da quattro dialoghi tra Debora Tonelli e illustri esperti delle culture africane provenienti sia dal continente africano sia dall’Italia. Ogni dialogo verte su un tema specifico: democrazia, letteratura, sanità, Missioni.

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