The author of this site is a member of the Centro de Estudos Africanos in Lisbon. On his site, you will find many resources concerning the lusophone world, especially Angola. There are numerous fulltext documents written by himself, references to other publications, the link to his two blogs which deal with political, social and cultural Angola and Africa related topics. Furthermore, you will find many links to websites about Angola and the lusophone African world. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Website of the Angolan Writers Association founded in 1975. Its first president was Agostinho Neto, who also was Angolas first state president. The site offers a lot of resources in terms of complete e-books, excerpts from e-books, interviews, reviews, background articles, biographies and much more.
Website of an international literature festival which takes place in three different places: Saint Malo (France), Haiti, and Bamako (Mali). You will find a lot of information and articles on events, the programme itself, interviews or articles written by writers themselves. The festival also includes film, music and other arts. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Website of an international literature festival which takes place in three different places: Saint Malo (France), Haiti, and Brazzaville. You will find a lot of information and articles on events, the programme itself, interviews or articles written by writers themselves. The festival also includes film, music and other arts. [editors ilissAfrica]
Tobias Wendl is the former director of the well-known Iwalewa House for African Art in Bayreuth (2000-2010) and since 2010 professor for the first chair for the Art of Africa in Germany at the Freie Universität Berlin. His site presents his works and projects including some excerpts from video projects. [editors ilissAfrica]
TThe Heinrich-Barth-Gesellschaft is located in Cologne, like the Heinrich-Barth-Institute Among others, it supports the Barth-houses in Timbuktu and Agadez. You will also find some information on the life and research of Heinrich Barth on this site. [editors ilissAfrica]
Julia Winckler, member of the Heinrich-Barth-Society, published a multimedia presentation about Heinrich Barth in cooperation with the University in Brighton: The project "Retracing Heinrich Barth" follows Barth on his journey through West Africa (Niger) and shows films, videos and pictures about the sites he visited and people remembering him. The multimedia show also presents anthropological and historical results in research as well as personal records of Barth's journeys.
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Homepage of a Gambian Griot school. You will find information about the school itself, about its founder, the griot Dembo Jobarteh and some simple information about griot songs and music, furthermore audio and video samples. [editors ilissAfrica]
Site about Placide Tempels (1906-1977), a Belgian missionary and author of the famous andcontroversial book "Bantu Philosophy" which had a great influence on modern African philosophy. You will find many valuable ressources on this page: a biography of Tempels, a bibliography, the full text of the book "Bantu Philosophy" in different translations, an unpublished 8th chapter of the book, and some other article written by Tempels. ... [editors ilissAfrica]