Carnegie Mellon University

Launch Conference, April 24-26, 2024

Join us as we celebrate the Arts, Humanities  and Global Black Studies with scholars, artists, legislators and curators from Cabo Verde, France,  Portugal, Brazil, Belgium, the United States, Senegal, Mali, Martinique and the Netherlands. 

Schedule of Workshops

CBESA is an interdisciplinary research hub dedicated to the collection, production, restoration, dissemination and promotion of scholarship on people of African descent in Europe. 


Steering Committee

CBESA's steering committee unites leaders in the study of Blackness in the Atlantic.

Meet the Steering Committee

Research Areas

social justice

Social Justice

environmental humanities

Environmental Humanities



archive and preservation

Archive and Preservation