Photographs and pictures archive of the Evangelische Missionsgesellschaft Basel (Basler Mission) / Mission 21. The photographs and pictures were taken / drawn by missionaries all over the world between 1850 and 1950. Concerning Africa, there is a focus on Cameroon and Ghana. The archive presents an innovative idea with its concept of "Visual Interpreters": researchers are invited to write explanatory texts and comments on the pictures which had often been taken with a strong colonial prejudice in mind. In this way, the pictures are to be put into a historical context. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies (HLCES) is one of the world leading centres in the study of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa. The Centre, which is part of the Asien-Afrika-Institut at Hamburg University, carries out interdisciplinary research in the main areas of the humanities and social sciences, including history, art history, linguistics, anthropology and philology.The Centre (then Research Unit) was launched in 2002 in order to plan, conduct and coordinate small- and large-scale research projects, shape a focused research library and provide a research and study environment for graduate and postgraduate students and guest researchers. It also organizes workshops and conferences and publishes a wide range of scholarly publications resulting from its activities. ... [according to site editor's information]
L’Institut des mondes africains (IMAF) est une unité mixte de recherche interdisciplinaire (histoire ancienne et contemporaine, anthropologie, science politique, archéologie) dont les travaux portent sur l’ensemble du continent africain. Il a été créé au 1er janvier 2014, par la fusion de trois laboratoires : le Centre d’études des mondes africains (CEMAf), le Centre d’études africaines (CEAf) et le Centre d’histoire sociale de l’islam méditerranéen (CHSIM). ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
The objective of TBI, a NGO based in the Netherlands, is to contribute to a better use and governance of tropical forests for the benefit of people, conservation and sustainable development. TBI aims to achieve this objective through research (knowledge), capacity building (capacity and organisations) and communication (dialogue and linkage between national and international debates).
Publications are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the famous British Museum in London. You will find a lot of information, pictures and other resources on different cultures and ages, including a data base where you can look for specific objects. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Ibadan Cultural Studies Group is made up of researchers in the Cultural Studies with focus on Folklore Studies, the researchers mainly come from Nigeria. You will find a few fulltexts (one of them in Yoruba aboutYoruba Bible), information about conferences and publications, as well as a list of members with sometimes a detailed CV, contact address and publications. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Le site du ""Laboratoire d’anthropologie des mondes contemporains"" vous propose des informations sur ses axes de recherches, ses publications, ses membres, sa revue "Civilisations" (le texte intégral est accessible gratuitement avec une barrière mobile de 3 ans), ses projets de recherche etc. [rédaction ilissAfrica]