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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The Memory of the World Register lists documentary heritage which has been identified by the International Advisory Committee in its meetings and endorsed by the Director-General of UNESCO as corresponding to the selection criteria for world significance. You will find a short description of the heritage items and the nomination form. For the Christopher Okigbo collection: photographs of unpublished work on single original manuscript pages.
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Volltextsammlung zur mündlich und schriftlich überlieferten französischen Literatur südlich der Sahara vom Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts bis 1960. Das Korpus umfasst rund 11.000 Texte aller Gattungen (u.a. Romane, Erzählungen, Gedichte, Lieder, Sagen, Legenden), darunter zahlreiche seltene und schwer zugängliche Materialien, und deckt rund 20 Länder sowie über 100 ethnische Gruppen ab. Neben den eigentlichen Texten beinhaltet die Datenbank auch den kritischen Apparat sowie Anmerkungen und Kommentare der zugrunde gelegten Referenzausgaben;im Rahmen einer DFG-Nationallizenz nunmehr frei zugänglich ... [Redaktion Guiderom]
The World Archives of Rock Art originally were a project of the Centro Camuno di Studi Preistorici (Italy) with support of Unesco. Unfortunately, the whole homepage of the Centro, including the Archive, is not accessible at the moment. A collaborator of the project put a reduced version online on his private site where pictures cannot be enlarged. You can search by countries or key words. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"Constituting a visual record of early European contacts with Asia and Africa, Widener Library’s Images of Colonialism Collection is a primary visual resource for historical and socio-cultural studies. Made up largely of late-19th and early-20th century trade cards and illustrated European newspapers, this collection of more than 700 images offers insight into European perspectives on varying aspects of colonial experience by documenting how popular perceptions of Asia and Africa were created and disseminated." ... [according to site editor’s information]
Homepage of the University of KwaZulu-Natal - South Africa. You can study Anthropology/Social Anthropology and Development Studies. The university holds Gandhi-Luthuli Documentation Centre, a centre for Indian-South African communication, the Campbell Collections, whcih holds major resources for research into the history and culture of southern Africa and KwaZulu-Natal, and the Alan Paton Centre & Struggle Archives, named after one of the founders of the South African Liberal Party. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Very comprehensive site about the history of South Africa, including data bases about personalities, timelines, photo archives, historical postcards, audiofiles, articles, theses, letters, Interviews and much more. Besides purely historical topics, you will find information about culture, politics, geography etc. Some links lead to external pages. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
An online educational resource designed especially for high school and undergraduate students.
The site contains original video interviews with 45 South African activists.Full-length interviews are available, along with 140 interview segments organized topically.
Furthermore, the site contains raw video footage documenting mass resistance and police repression, historical documents, rare photographs, original narratives and essays, and educational activities that use the primary materials on the site.
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