Occasional Papers

This section lists papers commissioned by AfricAvenir or authored by AfricAvenir members and its affiliates and friends. Some of the papers listed here may have previously appeared in other AfricAvenir publications, e.g. if they were published in the framework of a specific project or book. A complete listing of all papers can be found in the |+| Download Section

‘Book of condolence in the memory of victims of German genocide in Namibia, 1904-1908’ – extracts

To mark the occasion of the restitution by the Berlin Charité Hospital of the first 20 mortal remains of Namibian victims of the German genocide, the German NGO Coalition presented the Namibian delegation with a Book of Condolences, in which... |+| read article

Hans-Christian Mahnke: African Cinema, what it is, what challenges it encounters and possible ways forward

African cinema, Namibia based film activist Hans-Christian Mahnke writes, is an expression of a cultural identity, African cinema is the search for an own specific style and a way to overcome alien influences. In addition, African cinema plays... |+| read article

Prince Kum’a Ndumbe III.: Afrika ist im Aufbruch, Afrika ist die Zukunft, Teil II

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Prinz Kum'a Ndumbe III. eröffnete mit diesem Beitrag das Symposium ,,Theologie interkulturell" 2011 zur Spiritualität in Afrika seit Urzeiten (150.000 Jahre), zum spirituellen Beitrag Afrikas seit Enoch und der Sinnflut und nahm Stellung zur modernen... |+| read article

Lettre du Prince Kum’a Ndumbe III au Synode Général de l’Eglise Evangélique du Cameroun 2012

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A l'occasion du 56è synode de l'Eglise Evangélique du Cameroun du 1er au 3 mars 2012 à Douala, le Prince Kum'a Ndumbe III interpelle dans une lettre les chrétiens, mais aussi les autres croyants pour une réflexion profonde sur les... |+| read article

Kwame Opoku: Affirmations and Declarations: Review of James Cuno’s Museums Matter

In this article, Kwame Opoku reviews the latest book by James Cuno "Museums Matter - In praise of the Encyclopedic Museum". Cuno, he writes, has clearly and consciously decided not to tackle any of the issues relating to the acquisition,... |+| read article

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