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Celebrations at the Onandjokwe Medical Museum on 21 March 2023

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THE MUSEUMS ASSOCIATION OF NAMIBIA AND THE DELEGATION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TO NAMIBIA DONATE SAN CULTURAL HERITAGE CATALOGUES TO LIBRARIES IN NAMIBIA

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The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) has donated 200 copies of the //Ha//xae (!Xung), Ma/aos (Hai//om), Gǁa ǁKae (Ju’/hoansi), Tȇȇ /xai (Khwe), Dea /Xae (Naro), Stand Together (English) Catalogue/Mobile Exhibition Guide to the Directorate of Namibia Libraries and Archives Service (NLAS), in the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture. The exhibition and catalogue are part of a project titled “Museum Development...

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Research Colloquium: Namibian and Southern African Studies

Research Colloquium: Namibian and Southern African Studies

The Research Colloquium provides a forum for local and international scholars to engage in crossdisciplinary and methodological debates in Southern African Studies, with particular reference to Namibian Studies. It is jointly offered with the School of Humanities, Society and Development, University of Namibia in online sessions and is open to all levels. Guests are welcome!

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MEASURES OF MEN/ DER VERMESSENE MENSCH

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MEASURES OF MEN/ DER VERMESSENE MENSCH is a fictional film about the Ovaherero genocide and a cooperation between Namibia and Germany featuring Namibian actress Girley Charlene Jazama. Watch the trailer here 

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World Day for African and Afrodescendant Culture

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Celebrated every 24 January, the World Day for African and Afrodescendant Culture marks the African Union's adoption of the Charter for African Cultural Renaissance on this date in 2006. In its preamble, the Charter says, "the African peoples were able to find in African culture the necessary strength for resistance and the liberation of the continent".  On this World Day, it is...

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Obliterate: Call for Abstracts

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Download here: Obliterate Call for Abstracts   Obliterate  Call for Abstracts  “it is about time that we questioned the fundamental basis of the situation and ‘killed’ - I repeat, killed – the Western model of the museum in Africa in order for new methods for the conservation and promotion of our heritage to flourish.”  (Alpha Oumar Konaré, former president of ICOM)  Between academics,...

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CALL FOR PAPERS - MUSEUM LEADERSHIP

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CALL FOR PAPERS  The Future Museum.  Framing the Skills and Mindsets of the Visionary Leader  ­ ICOM-INTERCOM, the International Council of Museums Committee for museum management, is preparing for a conference in Qatar on the theme of visionary museum leadership and mindset for an empowering future. The conference, hosted by ICOM Qatar and organized by ICOM-INTERCOM in partnership with Qatar Museums, and in collaboration with CIMAM, ICOM SEE...

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FESTIVE SEASON NOTICE

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Please note that we will be closing for the year on Friday 09th December 2022, and we will reopen on Monday 09th January 2023.  We wish you a joyful festive season and we look forward to Making Museums Matter with you in the new year. 

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Windhoek City Museum Open Day Featuring the Emergency and Disaster Risk Management

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THEME:  “Early Warning, Early Action”Date:  Friday, 18 November 2022 – Time: 08h00Venue: c/o Robert Mugabe and Schweringsburg street, Windhoek

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Futurium - House of Futures in Berlin Hosts transFORMS

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Recently, Futurium, the House of Futures in Berlin (www.futurium.de), hosted the international group of Future-Oriented Museums (FORMS) in Berlin. Opening Session: Shaping Futures in Museum Communities Session 1: Future-Oriented Museums Leading Change What is a future-oriented museum and why does it matter? Session 2: Experiencing Futures What is the field of experimental futures and why is this approach relevant for museums...

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