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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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Call for Applications: Namibian Heritage Week Grants 2023

MAN-NWH-2023-Grants-Poste_20230621-140146_1 MAN NHW Grants 2023

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


Basler Afrika Bibliographien invites you to the book launch of “God’s Feet or the Mission’s Pack Donkey. Evangelists of Namibia” by Hans-Martin Milk. ON THE BOOK African evangelists played a crucial but mostly overlooked role in shaping the spiritual and social networks that transformed indigenous communities in Namibia from the early nineteenth century. Drawing on a wide range of German, Namibian...

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9th Ibero American Film Festival

9th Ibero American Film Festival 9th Ibero American Film Festival

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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World Music Day 2023

World Music Day 2023

Let's celebrate World Music Day on Saturday 17 June simultaneously in 4 Namibian towns! 📍 Katima Mulilo📍 Otjiwarongo 📍 Rundu📍 Windhoek Free entry!🆓🆓

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The (In)Audible Past Workshop at the Museum of Namibian Music

The (In)Audible Past at the Museum of Music The (In)Audible Past at the Museum of Music

The (In)Audible Past is an interdisciplinary and international research project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the National Research Foundation of South Africa. It is housed at the University of Basel (Switzerland) and Fort Hare University (South Africa) in association with the University of Namibia, the Museums Association of Namibia, the International Library of African Music (ILAM, South Africa) and Basler...

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Celebrating Africa Day 2023


Celebrating Africa Day 2023

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Rainbow Youth Development Foundation - Indigenous Games Day 2023


The Rainbow Youth Development Foundation is an NGO dedicated to promoting Namibia’s cultural heritage and creating opportunities for youth across the country.  Indigenous Games Day 2023  Indigenous games offer a unique and fun way for learners to engage with the exhibits of the museum. Through playing these games, which are related to the culture and history of the museum, learners are...

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Dakar, April 27th, 2023 60 museum directors from 28 African countries participated including Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, but also from 10 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands,...

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Remembering Cassinga Day


Remembering Cassinga Day 04 May 1978 Cassinga Day is a national Namibian public holiday, remembering the Cassinga Massacre. Observed on the 4th of May annually, the date pays homage to the lives lost in 1978, as a result of the South African Defence Force’s attack on a SWAPO refugee camp at Cassinga, southern Angola.  

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