Dear friends!
The International Colloquium
«Visual Studies of Africa: Memory, History, Identity»
will take place
at September 27, 2014
Location of the event: State Historical Museum, «Polovetskij dvorik» Hall, Moscow, Red Square, 1.

International Colloquium Program


Dear friends!

In the framework of the 5th “Days of Ethnographic Cinema”  Festival in Moscow from September 24 to September 30, 2014 the one-day Colloquium under the title “Visual Research of Africa: Memory, Symbols, Identity” will be held. The new processes taking place in the region are in the centre of discussion. It is planned to analyze and to discuss such new phenomena as urbanization, the city marginality, new diasporas, and

“Africa beyond Africa”. The event is organized by the National Research University Higher School of Economics jointly with the Institute of  Africa of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

We invite scholars and filmmakers!

Please, contact us

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Dear friends!
We invite documentary film submissions to be screened during
the 5th “Days of Ethnographic Cinema” Festival in Moscow 24-30 September, 2014
The festival will comprise general screenings program, special screenings programs entitled “Anthropology of work”, “Anthropology of city”, and XII International Seminar on audiovisual anthropology for scholars and practitioners devoted to the issues of traditional culture in post-traditional society.

The organisers invite filmmakers
and scholars working in the fields of ethnography and anthropology, and in other
related disciplines to participate in all the events.

Filmmakers are kindly asked to submit:
-a DVD- copy of the film
with the English subtitles;
-transcript of
the soundtrack in Russian and / or English (Word
format) ;
Form filled out in Russian and/or English .

No fee is required.
The organizers apologize for
not being able to return the submitted materials.
Submission deadline for
registration forms and films is May 1, 2014

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us

Dear friends!
We are happy to inform you that Film Festival «Days of Ethnographic Cinema» is included in official program of Eurorama since 2012 organised by Museo degli Usi e Costumi della Gente Trentina under support of Trento Film Festival.
The official program of Eurorama 2012 was presented by the film “Macedonians in Istanbul” directed by Elizabeta Koneska (Macedonia, 2011, 35’), and the program of 2013 was presented by the film “It won’t Continue no Way” directed by Vladimir Bocev (Macedonia, 2010, 24’).