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African values and supporting people (English)

In this masterclass Pius Mosima shares from his personal and academic background in Cameroon, how African values can lead to alternative frames of thought on supporting each other.

African values as articulated by African philosophers offer insight in supporting people who are emotionally and mentally experiencing difficult circumstances, like depression or loneliness.
In this masterclass, facilitated by Renate Schepen, we will explore how we can improve perseverance and support, whilst maintaining care for ourselves. For more information, also read this article in Trouw.

Objective
Become familiar with a different frame of reference and thinking regarding supporting people in emotional and mental challenging situations and get ideas on how African values can be included in our ways of supporting each other.

Master
Pius Mosima is philosopher from Cameroon where he teaches at the university of Bameda. He is specialised in African and Intercultural philosophy. More background information about Pius Mosima.

For whom?
This masterclass is for everyone who is interested in intercultural values and supporting people in emotional and mental challenges.

Time investment
2,5 hours

Study material
Not applicable

Number of places
The masterclass can accommodate up to 30 participants.

Certificate of attendance
No

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