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Thu, May 19, 2022 06:30 PM - Thu, May 19, 2022 08:00 PM

In contrast to media narratives that portray African immigration to Italy as a recent phenomenon, Asmarina offers another vision of the African diaspora in Italy.

Asmarina demonstrates the long-standing presence of Eritrean and Ethiopian communities, as well as their contributions to the development of Italian postwar national identity.

Asmarina is also a study of contemporary Italy, currently dealing with a rise in xenophobic attacks against African migrants, ongoing migrant catastrophes in the Mediterranean, and the struggle of second-generation Italians of African descent to gain full citizenship rights.

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The Arts Centre at NYU Abu Dhabi

May 19 - May 19, 2022

06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

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