Kafka au Congo
zondag 27 maart 2011 - 13:00
Debate on democracy, corruption, the state of law in Congo with Janine Ubink (Van Vollenhove Institute) and Congolese activist Paul Mbikayi. Led by journalist and Gin-tonic & cholera author Femke van Zeijl.
Janine Ubink studies the African legal system at the Van Vollenhoven Institute, which is part of Leiden University.
Dutch-Congolese activist Paul Mbikayi fled the Democratic Republic of Congo for political reasons in 1994. Since then, he has worked as a human rights defender in the Congolese community in the Netherlands.
Femke van Zeijl is a freelance journalist and author ‘with an addiction for Africa'. She writes articles for Opzij, onzeWereld, Marie Claire, NRC Handelsblad and nrc.next., She spent the past two years in six African cities to write Gin-tonic & cholera, a book on city life in sub-saharan Africa.