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[Book Launch] The Hambukushu of Namibia's Kavango est Region - A Comprehensive History by Maria Fisch


Date: 15 September 2022 Time: 18h30 Venue: Namibia Scientific Society, Windhoek, Namibia RSVP: By 13 September 2022

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The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) is a Non-Governmental Organisation representing museums and heritage institutions throughout Namibia. As a representative body, it supports museums in various ways such as in the field of training, funding and the networking of professionals. MAN invites qualified individuals to apply for the following internship position. POSITION: Research Intern (Windhoek) x2DURATION: 01 October 2022 – 30...

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Scholarship Opportunity: Executive Leadership Program in Heritage Management


HERITΛGE (The Heritage Management Organization) employs a rolling admissions policy. Since applications are considered as long as space is available, HERITΛGE strongly encourages candidates to submit an early application. The application for consideration in the upcoming Executive Leadership workshop consists of these two parts: this application form and short personal statementyour curriculum vitae and  a letter of reference To apply for the scholarship,...

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Namibian Heritage Week 2022 Events [Video, Individual Event Posters and Interviews]


The theme for Namibian Heritage Week this year is “!Hao wese g//e-//xae” which means “Unity in Diversity” in !Xung. The aim is for there to be a week dedicated to Namibian heritage each year which includes participation from the government, organisations and individuals from all fourteen regions so that the week can successfully become an annual and national event. The Heritage...

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Fraudulent Email Warning | Be Alert!


Dear MAN Members There has been a recent increase in serious e-mail fraud and specific spam e-mails that have been crafted in such a way that they bypass normal spam filtering techniques.  We have received an email, which is fraudulent. At first glance, it appears like a legitimate email as it includes our website and a fake email address that ends like...

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Namibian Heritage Week 2022 (Information Guide)


WHAT IS HERITAGE? Heritage is the word we use to describe the things that we feel are important to preserve and protect.  It can be the objects, places and traditions that one generation wants to pass on to the next. WHAT IS NAMIBIAN HERITAGE WEEK AND ITS HISTORY? Namibian Heritage Week originated with an idea of the National Museum of Namibia...

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Cynthia Schimming - Our Designer: Gone But Never Forgotten



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Call for applications: Workshop on developing international partnerships and projects


The International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) have joined forces to develop a training workshop aimed at empowering museums to develop international partnerships and projects. The programme, supported by ICOM US, is aimed at African and US museum professionals, who are eligible according to the criteria below. The workshop will...

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