Slavery, colonialism, segregation: how to deal with inheritance?

Audio 48:30

From left to right: Antoine Guégan, Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch, Pap Ndiaye and Valérie Nivelon.

© Simon Buyle Bodin

By: Valérie Nivelon

1 min

Valérie Nivelon asks her guests the question at the Rendez-vous de l'Histoire de Blois, a program recorded in public with: - Pap Ndiaye, Director General of the Palais de la Porte Dorée - National Museum of the History of Immigration;

- Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch, professor emeritus at Denis Diderot University, specialists in African Studies;

Antoine Guégan, specialist in the representation of slavery in American cinema and Mame-Fatou Niang, professor of Francophone literature at the University of Pittsburgh.



To read and see:


Pap Ndiaye:


La condition noire

", published by Calmann-Lévy and "

Les Noirs Américains

" by Tallandier


Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch:


little history of Africa

", published by La Découverte, "

Les routes de l'esclavage

", published by Albin Michel and "

Le Choix de Afrique

", published by La Découverte.


Mame-Fatou Niang:

Black Mariannes

” documentary, 

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