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Call for applications: Workshop on developing international partnerships and projects

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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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9th Namibia Research Day in Basel (Switzerland) and Windhoek (Namibia)

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We invite students and scholars working in and on Namibia to participate in the 9th Namibia Research Day. The Namibia Research Day brings together graduate students and scholars of all levels and from all disciplines to share their research, experiences and expectations. It offers the possibility to discuss ongoing or recently completed research on Namibia in an interdisciplinary context. The Day...

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LAUNCH OF THE MUSEUM OF NAMIBIAN FASHION

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Together with our project partners, the Museums Association of Namibia (MAN), the Gerda Henkel Foundation, and the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture (MoEAC) would like to invite all Namibians and all citizens of the world, to attend the virtual launch of the Museum of Namibian Fashion on 01 June 2022.   The physical Museum of Namibian Fashion in Otjiwarongo, Namibia...

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Press Release: CONFRONTING COLONIAL PASTS, ENVISIONING CREATIVE FUTURES

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On 27 May, 23 artefacts from different Namibian communities, in the collection of the Ethnologisches Museum in Berlin will travel to Namibia to be reconnected with their communities of origin, researchers, artists, and the public in Namibia. The project is based on collaborative provenance research conducted with experts from Namibia in Berlin and will pave the way for future returns of...

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Planetary Patchwork Sessions

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Planetary Patchwork A perpetual seminar on artistic practices, heritage, and epistemologies. Join us on Tuesday, March 29 at 6 pm CET /6 pm CAT (Namibian Time) for the next Planetary Patchwork session on museums in #Zimbabwe and #Namibia! With papers by Njabulo Chipangura, Ndapewoshali Ndahafa Ashipala and Tuuda Haitula Abstracts and link to register (free!)https://planetarypatchwork.net/sessions/njabulo-chipangura-ndapewoshali-ndahafa-ashipala-tuuda-haitula

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Coming Soon! The Museum of Namibian Fashion!

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Coming Soon to Otjiwarongo, Namibia | May 2022 The Museum of Namibian Fashion! Follow us onFacebook: Museum of Namibian FashionIG: @museumofnamibianfashionWebsite: www.namibianfashion.com

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Revitalization of Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village in Tsumeb

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Since 2018, Glomdalsmuseet and Tsumeb Municipality have been engaged in a collaboration to revitalize the Cultural Village in Tsumeb, an open-air museum focusing on the cultural diversity of Namibia.    HMK Cultural Village The Cultural Village in Tsumeb is an open-air museum aimed at promoting various Namibian cultures to local residents and tourists.  The full name of the museum is Helvi...

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World Day for Audio-visual Heritage - 27 October

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Audio-visual archives tell us stories about people’s lives and cultures from all over the world. They represent a priceless heritage which is an affirmation of our collective memory and a valuable source of knowledge since they reflect the cultural, social and linguistic diversity of our communities. They help us grow and comprehend the world we all share. Conserving this heritage and...

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Namibian Heritage Week 2021 Media Launch

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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. The Namibian Heritage Week Team cordially invites you to the Namibian Heritage Week 2021 Media Launch. The purpose of the Media Launch is...

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Virtual Launch of the Virtual Museum of Namibian Fashion

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The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Gerda Henkel Foundation, the Berlin Ethnographic Museum (EM), the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, the University of Namibia (UNAM) and the National Museum of Namibia (NMN) hereby invites all Namibians and all citizens of the world to attend the Virtual launch...

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