Sinterklaas is a yearly celebratory day in the Netherlands and an important aspect of Dutch culture. However the imagery of the “Zwarte Piet” has sparked much public debate in recent years. Is it a form of racism? A throwback to slavery? Or an innocent tradition? Aminata Cairo, a specialist on diversity policy, will lead an insightful discussion about the issue. We will conclude the evening with some traditional holiday sweets.
|Location||Lipsius - Room 147|
|Address||Cleveringaplaats 1, Leiden|
|Date||30 november 2017|