Making Namibian Museums Matter!
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Museums Association of Namibia

The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) is an umbrella organisation that represents all Namibian museums.

As a representative body it supports museums in various ways such as in the field of training, funding and the networking of professionals.

About MAN


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Internship opportunity at the City of Windhoek


Internship opportunity at the City of Windhoek. 

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The African World Heritage Fund is on the lookout for a qualified individual to join our team as a PROGRAMME SPECIALIST.  This exciting position holds the responsibility of crafting and implementing various programs and activities that align with our mission of supporting the effective conservation and protection of Africa's natural and cultural heritage of exceptional universal value. Join the organisation in our...

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Open Restitution Africa is undertaking a large-scale research project to map past and current restitution undertakings for material heritage and human ancestors from the African continent. The intention of this research is to gather and make accessible information on African restitution processes. In so doing, the project seeks to provide transparent, open data on restitution for African heritage practitioners and community...

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Call for Papers: Monuments and Sites Decolonial Methods and Strategies of Dealing with the Architectural Heritage of the German Colonial Era


Conference organized by ICOMOS Germany and TU Munich  (Munich, 3–4 November 2023)  Monuments and Sites de-colonial! will be dealing with the German colonial era's architectural relics and investigating post-colonial appropriation strategies and critical communication regarding these buildings. In addition to possible references to pre-colonial legacies, the focus will be primarily on the period of the German colonial era from around 1880...

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MENTORSHIP AWARD MOVING NARRATIVES Pilot programme by the Prince Claus Fund & the British Council


Moving Narratives amplifies artistic and creative practices that move our understanding of the past and drive our visions of the future in new directions through the affective, discursive, and transformative power of culture.  Dominant historical and social narratives tend to exclude the experiences and stories of marginalised communities, silence critical voices, and erase, overlook, or at times over-emphasise differences. Presenting one-sided or...

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Call for Applications: Namibian Heritage Week Grants 2023

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The theme for Namibian Heritage Week this year is “Heritage and Culture: A Rock-Solid Foundation" in Namibian Sign Language. With funding provided by the National Arts Council of Namibia, we are pleased to announce that MAN can offer Namibian Heritage Week grants for 2023. The Heritage Week Fund is available for MAN’s institutional and associate members who are interested in creating...

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Book Launch: “God’s Feet or the Mission’s Pack Donkey. Evangelists of Namibia” by Hans-Martin Milk


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9th Ibero American Film Festival

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The 9th Ibero American Film Festival is taking place from today until 6 July, with screenings every Tuesday and Thursday at Ster-Kinekor Maerua Mall, Windhoek. There are films from Brazil, Cuba, Spain, Portugal, Venezuela and Mexico screening, as well as a chance to watch BAXU AND THE GIANTS on the big screen again, on 6 July.  All screenings take place at...

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