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Research programme for visiting the University of Turku (Finland)

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The Coimbra Group Universities have been providing, since 2008, young researchers from universities in Sub-Saharan Africa with the opportunity to spend a short period (generally 1 to 3 months) at a Coimbra Group University to carry out part of their research there. The online application is now open until  5 April 2024 at midnight (Brussels time) on the Coimbra Group website. The University...

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International Mother Language Day

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International Mother Language DayOshikoto Regional Council  - Directorate of Education, Arts and Culture

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Information Meeting on the Call for Franco-German Research Projects on the Provenance of Cultural Objects from sub-Saharan Africa

The Centre Marc Bloch organizes a series of information meetings on the first call for projects of the Franco-German Research Fund on the Provenance of Cultural Objects from sub-Saharan Africa.  Please circulate widely!  In 2023, France and Germany decided to create a joint fund dedicated to provenance research on sub-Saharan objects in their public institutions. Museums, cultural, scientific and academic institutions in...

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Space in Time: Mobile Exhibition and Book Launch

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  MOBILE EXHIBITION AND BOOK LAUNCH Space in Time: The Lower !Garib / Orange River’s Pasts and Presents ‘n Plek in Tyd: Die !Garib/ Oranjerivier se verlede en hede   KeetmanshoopDate: Saturday the 17th of February 2024Time: 11h00Venue: W.K. ROVER HALL   OranjemundDate: Monday the 19th of February 2024Time: 17h00Venue: Jasper House Museum   KarasburgDate: Monday the 25th of February 2024Time:...

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Call for Applications: Presenting Rock Art Sites Workshop

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The International Research Network “Rock Art Heritage Management in Southern Africa” (RAHMSA, https://cosmo-art.org/rahmsa) is organising a training workshop: Presenting Rock Art (27th November – 3rd December 2024, Musée national de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, France) It is now open to applications. Please download the full call here.

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National Consultative Workshop on Cultural Creative Industry Services

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National Consultative Workshop on Cultural Creative Industry Services

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Message of Condolences on the Passing of H.E Dr Hage G. Geingob

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The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) extends our deepest condolences to the First Lady, Madame Monica Geingos and his children, to the people of Namibia and to all those mourning the loss of a remarkable leader, H.E Dr Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia, who passed away on 4th February 2024. His Excellency's legacy as "a distinguished servant...

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MAN Elevates Professional Standards through the 33rd AGM, Conference, and Capacity-Building Workshops

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Windhoek, Namibia – 31 January 2024 The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN), in collaboration with the Museum of Namibian Fashion, the Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures Project, and the UNESCO Participation Programme, successfully hosted 37 members (institutional, associate, and individual) during the 33rd MAN AGM, Conference, and Capacity-Building workshops held in Windhoek from Monday 28th of August to Tuesday 05th...

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