Website of the French Association Survie (Survival) which takes a critical look at the Franco-African relationship on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of independence of many African states in 2010. The idea of the "Francophonie" or the Françafrique is the focus of critique, as it is said that France still pursues neocolonial interests in Africa. The website offers many article concerning this topic, including articles about specific politicians and a press review. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
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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Colonisation & Post-colonialisme ist eine französische Website, die zum Ziel hat, die Leserinnen und Leser über die Kolonialgeschichte Frankreichs in Afrika zu informieren und hierbei unter anderem Informationen über Ausstellungen, Festivals und Konferenzen zu dieser Thematik bereitzustellen [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters, Redaktion ilissAfrica]....
Site that presents the 14 books of João M. Loureiro. The books contain a collection of more than 12,000 photographical postcards from former Portuguese colonies from the end of the 19th century until 1975. On the web site you can find a sample of 4 - 5 postcards from each book. [editors ilissAfrica]
Virtual Library with a lot of full text documents (books, journals), photographs, drawings, engravings from / about lusophon African countries, mostly during colonial times. Some full texts are in English. [editors ilissAfrica]
Scientific Association that deals with the former Portuguese colonies and Lusophonie. Besides information on publications, conferences and the like, you will find their journal "Lusotopie". The fulltext of the articles can be accessed for the issues between 1995-2004. As from 2005 on, access is subject to a fee.
"Africa through a lens is a set of thousands of images taken from a broader photographic collection of Foreign and Commonwealth Office images, held at The National Archives. Starting with some ... early photographs from the 1860s, the images span over 100 years of African history. These images are now available, for the first time, to view online." ... [according to 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]
The research cluster focuses on two main areas. In the first, it is working on a reassessment of the legacy of French colonialism in terms of its impact both in the former French colonies and in metropolitan France. In the second, it studies the changing relations between France and the Francophone world in the context of increasing globalisation of the world economy and culture.The group has particularly strong links with Francophone Africa where the School of Languages and Area Studies has consultancy projects as well as research interests. Possible research topics include: Franco-African relations, Franco-Algerian relations; Europe and Africa; decolonisation in sub-Saharan Africa, issues of immigration and identity in France. ... [according to site editor's information]