Political and Social Dynamics

Echoes and Players of the “Senegalese Spring”

Fri, Nov 23, 2012
2 pm
Free admission
Foto: Sylvain Cherkaoui, © Sylvain Cherkaoui

Dominic Johnson (journalist) in discussion with Gilbert Achcar, Didier Awadi, Fadel Barro, Boubacar Boris Diop
Simultaneous translation German-English-French

To the biography of Gilbert Achcar

Didier Awadi is a rapper and producer who has toured throughout the world, helping to bring the Senegalese Hip-Hop style “Galsen” to an international audience.

Fadel Barro is a journalist at the Senegalese newspaper “La Gazette” and as co-founder of the “Y’en a marre” protest movement made a decisive contribution to social and political change in Senegal.

Boubacar Boris Diop is an award-winning Senegalese author and journalist, best known for his novel: “Murambi: The Book of Bones” on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.