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CFP - African Cultural Heritages: The Political Performances of Objects

CFP - African Cultural Heritages: The Political Performances of Objects
Edited by Alexandre Girard-Muscagorry (Musée de la musique, Centre de recherche sur la conservation) and Marian Nur Goni (CESSMA)
 
Deadline for submission of proposals: November 1st, 2020
 
The gestures and "heritage emotions" (Fabre 2013) of politicians such as Georges Pompidou, Jacques Chirac and Emmanuel Macron in France have been extensively analysed and commented on, as have those of a handful of their African counterparts, such as Léopold