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Conference paper Conference paper Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue
Title:TADIA, the African diaspora in Asia: explorations on a less known fact
Editors:Prasad, Kiran Kamal
Angenot, Jean-PierreISNI
City of publisher:Bangalore
Publisher:Jana Jagrati Prakashana
Geographic terms:Africa
African Indians
conference papers (form)
Abstract:Some 80 scholars from four continents as well as representatives from African (Siddi) communities in India gathered from 10-14 January 2006 in Goa, India, for the first-ever conference on the African diaspora in Asia held on Asian soil. The conference was organized by TADIA, The African Diaspora in Asia network, which was established in 2003. The 43 papers have been grouped under six sections: 1. Perspectives on African diaspora (Ali Moussa-Iye, Gwyn Campbell, Carole Boyce Davies); 2. The African diaspora in India (Fitzroy André Baptiste, Teotonio R. de Souza, Jeanette Pinto, Rekha Pande, Kiran Kamal Prasad, S. Japhet and Vinay Sitapati, Beheroze Shroff, Pashington Obeng, Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy, Henry John Drewal, Anuradha Bhattacharjee, John McLeod, Abdulaziz Y. Lodhi, Geralda de Lima Angenot and Oziel Marques da Silva, Jean-Pierre Angenot and Selmo Azevedo Apontes, Prakash V. Patil and Pramod B. Gai); 3. African diaspora in Asia other than India and the Indian Ocean (Aisha Bilkhair Khalifa (Dubai), Ineke van Kessel (Dutch East Indies), Daniella Police-Michel (Mauritius), Edward L. Powe (Maldives), Behnaz A. Mirzai (Iran), Niambi Cacchioli (Iran), Bok-Rae Kim (Korea), Adams B. Bodomo (Hong Kong), Galia Sabar (Israel); 4. Interactions between Asia/India and the East African coastal regions (Ababu Minda Yimene, Bonginkhosi Azariah Bhutana Sikhondze, Ivan Vander Biesen, Clifford Pereira, Abdul Sheriff, Beatrice Nicolini, Liliana Mosca); 5. African diaspora in the Americas (Kabengele Munanga, Sheila S. Walker, Eva Sebestyén, Manolo Florentino, Alexandre Vieira Ribeiro and Daniel Domingues da Silva, Luis Beltrán y Repetto); 6. Organisation workshops (Clodomir Santos de Morais, Jacinta Castelo Branco Correia, Isabel de Labra and Ivan Labra). [ASC Leiden abstract]