This website is run by several journalists and researchers from South Africa, the USA and some European countries. "Africa is a Country is primarily concerned with media representations of the African continent and its peoples, especially in Western media." You will find articles and mainly small videos. Older posts between July 2007 and August 2009 can be found under: http://theleoafricanus.com. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The International Mission Photography Archive offers historical images from Protestant and Catholic missionary collections in Britain, Norway, Germany, France, Switzerland, and the United States. The photographs, which range in time from the middle of the nineteenth to the middle of the twentieth century, offer a visual record of missionary activities and experiences in Africa, China, Madagascar, India, Papua-New Guinea, and the Caribbean. ... [according to site editor's information]
A group of young dramatic advisers / dramaturgs and theater scholars working on ways of life and arts in Africa, specifically in Burkina Faso, also referring to Christoph Schlingensief's opera project. [editors ilissAfrica]
"The Passavant collection is an outstanding and unique collection of 274 photographs from West and Central Africa held by the Basel Ethnographic Museum (Museum der Kulturen). These photographs documenting the coastal area between Sierra Leone and Angola (including the islands of Madeira and Tenerife) were taken mostly by African photographers between 1870 and 1885. They were purchased and brought back to Europe by Carl Passavant, a young Basel citizen, from two voyages he had undertaken to West and Central Africa between 1883 and 1885." The collection is held by Basel Ethnographic Museum. ... [according to site editor’s information]
Gallica is the virtual library of the National Library of France. Through its African collection you have access to the accounts, photographs etc of travellers to / exploreres of Africa. The virtual library holds 900 text documents (partly whole books in full text), 30 journals, 80 maps, 20 hours auf audio material and 6,500 photographs. In the year 2002, furthermaterial was meant to be added. You have four possibilities of access: free search of the catalogue, browsing via geography, topic and journals.
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Fellowship programme of the Federal Agency for Civic Education for participants from Germany and Africa. Participants are then working on relevant political and social themes. The portal offers a lot of articles and reports from the different excursions and events during the programme. Moreover you will find their online magazine "JoinMAG - Perspectives on German-African futures". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
In terms of an engagement for an anti-rassist and anti-colonial commemorative culture in Berlin-Brandenburg, Berlin-Postkolonial was founded in 2007. Its members try to stimulate a critcal discourse of the regional colonial history in their global dimensions and to broach the issue of present post-colonial and rassist thought patterns and societal structures. Berlin Postkolonial is therefore trying to cooperate with similar initiatives in the concerned areas and in Germany [according to the site editor's information]....
Diese Seite stellt einen Onlinezugang zu dem kolonialen Archive der ehemaligen Afrique Équatoriale Française (l'AEF), dass im heutigen Brazzaville (Hauptstadt der Republik Kongo) verortet ist. Dieses Archive ist ein gemeinsames Erbe der Republik Kongo, Gabun, der Zentralafrikanischen Republik, dem Tschad und Frankreich. [Redaktion ilissAfrica]