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Mudwaro: The Roots of Namibian Fashion Workshop

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Mudwaro is the Rukwangali word for clothing. The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) hereby invites Namibian fashion designers, seamstresses and tailors making clothes and accessories to apply to participate in a workshop. The workshop will give individuals working in the industry the opportunity to interact with historical artifacts. The aim of the workshop is to inspire young Namibian creatives to draw on our cultural roots to develop products that can be worn that will have a uniquely Namibian identity. The workshop is part of the Museum of Namibian Fashion project which is funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation and will take...
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Call for Applications: Instructors for MOOC on Living Heritage [UNESCO]

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Dear facilitators and colleagues, The UNESCO Living Heritage Entity has launched a call for applications for INSTRUCTORS FOR A MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSE (MOOC) ON LIVING HERITAGE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. For more information, please see https://careers.unesco.org/job/Paris-Instructors-for-a-Massive-Open-Online-Course-%28MOOC%29-on-Living-Heritage-and-Sustainable-Development/520268602/ You will see that the call is posted through a new platform called Success Factor. Please note that from now on all calls will be announced through this new platform. If you are not familiar with it, consider it will take some time to fill your information for the first time. Should you have any question, please feel free to contact Susanne...
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Namibian Heritage Week 2020 Grants

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1. What is Namibian Heritage Week?Heritage Week is an opportunity for Namibians to showcase our heritage. The week encourages all Namibians to celebrate and commit themselves to protect our wonderful natural and cultural resources. Namibia’s major heritage institutions have joined together as a team to organize Namibian Heritage Week. As an umbrella organisation for museums country wide, the Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) facilitates regional activities through its members during this week.This year, the theme for Heritage Week is “Ombazu Ndjiritutumuna” which means “Building Cultural Resilience - The New Normal” in Otjiherero. The Heritage Week Team decided that each year the...
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Goethe Institut: MuseumFutures – Africa Call for Expressions of Interest

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GOETHE INSTITUT MuseumFutures – AfricaCall for Expressions of Interest The MuseumFutures-project is a pan-African project for the conceptual development of museums on the African continent supported by the Goethe-Institut and developed collaboratively with a team of practitioners from the art and museum fields. It aims at enabling museum-driven processes of innovation, change, or adaptation. The central tenet is for museums to drive their own change, through facilitated peer-to-peer learning between African Museums. The main aim of the project is to enable museums to address their own challenges or embark on new strategies, this might include; restructuring their work, developing new concepts...
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