A season on the legacy of cultural relationships between Africa, the Soviet Union and related countries during the Cold War
4 February – 3 April 2016
Picture courtesy of http://calvert22.org/
Calvert 22 is pleased to announce the launch of their new seasonal programme, Red Africa. Taking place from 4 February – 3 April 2016, Red Africa will comprise an exhibition, film screenings, talks and events exploring the legacy of the cultural relationships between Africa, the Soviet Union and related countries that flourished during the Cold War.
The season will present historical and contemporary responses to the geopolitical and cultural connections of African nations to the Soviet Union and related countries. Links were forged particularly during the second half of the twentieth century, as post-colonial power struggles drew support from the East and the West. The Soviet Union, Yugoslavia , Cuba and East…
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