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The project "Images of Africa" is run by the Hans Boeckler Foundation, which is close to the Confederation of German Trade Unions. The aim of the project is to analyse images of Africa in Germany and Europe as well as their functions and consequences from a postcolonial perspective. This should lead to a critical discussion of images of Africa. The blog offers several texts that analyse different aspects of the problem. [according to site editor’s information] ... [translated and suppelemented]
"I document episodes of social dramas in South Africa and beyond. The intimate narratives address connections and disjunctions in the gendered micropolitics of everyday live. I did my best to translate my subjective experiences into an inter-subjective account. Yet, the latter is partial, fragmented and intimately tied to my own autobiography. This is a journey into ethnographic borderlands between the material and the imagined."...
Project "IMAFREDU – IMage of AFRica in EDUcation"on the impact of the portrayal of the African continent in textbooks on racism against students of African ancestry in German schools. [according to site editor's information]
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]....
The dossier "Feuillets africains", published in the e-journal "La revue des ressources" gathers different articles about African topics (focus on literature, some texts are in English with a French translation). [editors ilissAfrica]
"AFROTAK TV cyberNomads were founded in 2001 as cyberNomads, a politically independent initiative for political development in the fields of education, media, and culture and 2007 ecology. (...) AFROTAK TV cyberNomads is a platform for perspectives of Black Germans, Afro Europeans and African Diaspora Germany to complement the perspective of white experts and to correct it where necessary to draw a more realistic image of our world and contribute to an even ecological sustainable future." ... [according to site editor’s information]
Dossiers and articles on "African Diaspora in Germany", freely available online, published by the German Federal Agency for Civic Education.
The CSVR is a multi-disciplinary institute concerned with policy formation, implementation, service delivery, education and training, as well as providing consultancy services. The primary goal of the CSVR is to utilise its expertise in building reconciliation, democracy and a human rights culture within South African governance and society. The Centre focuses on violence that is generated during democratisation and looks at conflict which results from the reconstruction and development of impoverished communities. ... [according to site editor's information]