The discursive programme WIR SIND ALLE BERLINER: 1884-2014 commemorated 130 years of the Berlin Conference and proposed a space for deliberation on the repercussions of this crucial event, offering thereby an occasion to analyse the ideological, economic, political, and humanitarian justifications that underlay colonialism and still frame the asymmetric relations between the West and the non-West today.

The symposium accompanied the exhibition WIR SIND ALLE BERLINER: 1884-2014 at SAVVY Contemporary. The discursive programme took place from 26 February – 1 March 2015 at three different locations: ICI Berlin, KuLE Theater, and SAVVY Contemporary.

In English

Manthia Diawara
Nana Adusei-Poku
Vanessa Agard-Jones
Kader Attia
Bilgin Ayata
Friedrich von Bose
Silvy Chakkalakal
Paola Ivanov
Imara Limon
Peggy Piesche
et al

Organized by

A Project by SAVVY Contemporary in cooperation with the ICI Berlin and the Institute for European Ethnology at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Concept: Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung with Elena Agudio, Anna Jäger, Saskia Köbschall

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