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Voice4Thought Festival: Digital Radicalization

Date: 23-29 September 2017
Location: Leiden
Website: voice4thought.org

After last year’s successful edition, Voice4Thought is back with the third edition of its annual festival V4T@Leiden. The program brings together voices from the fields of arts, education, activism and the academic world on this year’s central theme, Digital Radicalisation. The programme features guests from Cameroon, Chad, Senegal and the Netherlands. Please note that the programme may be subject to change.

Saturday and Sunday, September 23 and 24

12:00 – 17:00 Kunstroute Leiden

Monday, September 25
16:00 Farewell lecture Ton Dietz: ‘Development in Africa’, followed by reception

Thursday, September 28
09:00 – 12:00 Closed meeting, discussing the book in the making ‘Deciphering radicalisation’
15:00 – 17:00 Film Screening and Discussion ‘Last Train Home’, organised by LeidenGlobal
18:00 – 19:00 Opening of Festival. Speech by Dr. Prof. Mirjam de Bruijn, launch of Record Label V4T, drinks
19:00 – 21:15 Film & Discussion ‘Wulu’, organised by African Studies Center Leiden

Friday, September 29
09:30 – 11:00 Roundtable Discussion
13:00 – 15:00 Blogging Workshop on ‘Impact of new ICTs on radicalisation’
13:00 – 15:00 Master Class: ‘Spoken Word’
15:30 – 17:30 Panel Discussion ‘Digital radicalisation in our societies: Whats U(A)pp?’. Guest Lecturer: Bart Schuurman. Moderator: Babah Tarawally
21:00 – 01:00 Live Concert : hip hop / slam / spoken word with Fou Malade (Senegal), Lydol (Cameroon), Mato Dids (Chad), Croquemort (Chad) and others. 

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