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]
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]
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]
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]....