AFROTOPIA, translated by Drew S. Burk and Sarah Jones-Boardman

: Sarr (F.)

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118pp., paperback, First English Language Edition, Minneapolis, 2019

 

First published in 2016 in French.

Felwine Sarr reflects on African philosophies, myths and traditions and discusses concepts such as ubuntu, the life force in Dogon culture, the Rwandan imihigo and the Senegalese teranga, as a way of imagining "the positive transformation of African societies". 

Senegalese philosopher, economist and musician Felwine Sarr is Anne-Marie Bryan Distinguished Professor of Romance Studies at Duke University, USA. He is the co-author of the report, "The Restitution of African Cultural Heritage: towards a new relational ethics".