Felwine Sarr (47) is a Senegalese social scientist, writer and musician. Since 2009 he has been Professor of Economics at the Gaston Berger University in Saint-Louis (Senegal). His most famous book is Afrotopia in which he speaks out for a reinvention of Africa and a radical separation from the post-colonial past of the continent. In 2018, Sarr wrote a scientific report on the restitution of colonial art on behalf of French President Emmanuel Macron, together with the French art historian Bénédicte Savoy.
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