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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Website about recent literature in German language with reference to Africa. The titles are classed by genre: fiction, journalistic writings, biographies, literature for young people. [editors ilissAfrica]
CADE is a union of people who try to counter the negative image of Africa (wars, catastrophes, poverty) and to show a different image of Africa. To do so, they are publishing the Lettres de la CADE online. For topics, see table of contents. [editors ilissAfrica]
The project African Collections in Zürich deals with the relationships between the city of Zürich and Africa on the basis of several scientific collections and one art collection. The collections constitute the material basis upon which knowledge about Africa and African peoples was generated, systematized and popularized.Our interest is not so much aimed at the single objects, images and plants as such but on the knowledge and classification systems they are embedded in. The systems become evident through the mode in which the collections were stored, classified and documented. Moreover, they define the forms and venues of presentation and contribute to the popularization of distinct images of Africa. Metarchive is not a comprehensive catalogue of all the African collections held in Zürich, instead it creates virtual links between selected pieces from the various collections and places them in a new meaning context. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. It promotes knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. One important goal of the Goethe-Institut is to promote international cultural cooperation by organising a broad variety of events to present German culture. The Goethe Institute in Johannesburg regulates the work in the Subsaharan countries including 9 institutes and 5 Goethe reading/cultural centers. In addition we work together with German embassies in countries where Goethe is not represented. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. It promotes knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. One important goal of the Goethe-Institut is to promote international cultural cooperation by organising a broad variety of events to present German culture. ... [according to site editor's information]
The main focus of the German Africa Foundation is on dialogue, information and communication between Germany and Africa. It acts as a consultant for the industry, the economy, political and ministerial actors. Furthermore, it works on presenting Africa to the German public. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Blog was initiated by the Royal African Society in the UK and the Social Science Research Council in the USA in order to encourage scientific debate about Africa related topics. Among others, well-known scientifics are inivited to write for the blog. African Arguments Online is a counterpart to the African Arguments book series. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The AMP began in 1978 with four years of work to develop a print compendium, Africa on Film and Videotape, 1982. The compendium lists several thousand productions and provides reviews of more than 700 films and videos, reviewed systematically by African graduate students and American specialists on each country.
In 2002 the African Media Program offers an on-line comprehensive reference guide to approximately 10,000 films, videos, and other audiovisual materials concerning Africa (both Sub-Saharan and North Africa). It includes film and video productions made in Africa and around the world.
This new database incorporates and updates material contained in the 1982 print compendium, adds many new reviews, and provides as complete a citation as possible from a wide variety of sources. ... [according to site editor's information]