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September 2015

Mozambique in Motion 5/5: „The Murmuring Coast“

September 24, 2015 @ 18:00 - 21:00

Ein Film von Margarida Cardoso, Portugal, 90 Min., pt/e. Mit Beatriz Batarda, Filipe Duarte u.a. Fünfter Filmabend der diesjährigen Filmreihe.

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March 2017

Lunchtalk: Journalism and the Archive

March 14, 2017 @ 12:30 - 13:30
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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A conversation with journalist and The Con co-editor Niren Tolsi.

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A Luta Continua: Writing Angolan History

March 15, 2017 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The presentation by Jeremy Ball is part of the Namibian and Southern African Studies Research Colloquium.

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May 2017

NSAS Research Colloquium (Spring 2017): Concluding Discussion

May 17, 2017 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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This session forms part of the Namibian and Southern African Studies Research Colloquium.

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June 2017

The Poetic Potential of Archives: A Conversation with Artist Talya Lubinsky

June 16, 2017 @ 12:15 - 13:45
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Lunch talk on the artist's past and ongoing work, moderated by historian Melanie Boehi.

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Exhibition Opening: Stolen Moments

June 27, 2017 @ 18:30 - 21:30
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Please join us for the opening of the exhibition "Stolen Moments - Namibian Music History Untold".

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Stolen Moments – Namibian Music History Untold

June 28, 2017 - July 14, 2017
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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A multi-media exhibition on the history of Namibian popular music from the 1950s to the 1980s.

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July 2017

Archive Talk: Stolen Moments of Namibian Popular Music under Apartheid

July 1, 2017 @ 17:00 - 18:30
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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A conversation with Aino Moongo (Windhoek/Bayreuth) and Thorsten Schütte (Stuttgart), co-leaders of the Stolen Moments research project. The talk is moderated by Dag Henrichsen and takes place inside the exhibition space "Stolen Moments. Namibian Music History Untold".

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September 2017

Lecture and Creative Writing Wordshop with Dorian Haarhoff

September 14, 2017 @ 13:00 - 17:30
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Lecture and Wordshop with Dorian Haarhoff

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Research Colloquium Autumn Semester 2017

September 29, 2017 @ 09:30 - December 6, 2017 @ 18:15
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The Research Colloquium on Namibian and Southern African Studies is organised by the Centre for African Studies and the BAB.

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Y/OUR COLONIAL GAZE

September 29, 2017 @ 18:30 - October 27, 2017 @ 17:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The exhibition Y/OUR COLONIAL GAZE, organised by students, offers a glance into the impressive image archives of the Basler Afrika Bibliographien.

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October 2017

“Kolonialfotografie und Portrait.”

October 5, 2017 @ 10:30 - 12:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Workshop, in German, with Prof. Dr. Gesine Krüger in the context of the exhibition "Y/Our colonial gaze."

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Reconciliation’s Waste: The Monument for the Distribution of Wealth and the Ruins of the Post-Apartheid Memorial Complex

October 11, 2017 @ 18:15 - 19:30
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Duane Jethro's presentation is part of the Research Colloquium "Namibian & Southern African Studies."

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Conversations with the Past. Collaborative Readings of Personal and Cultural Photographs from Southern Africa in the 1980s

October 18, 2017 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Biddy Partridge's presentation is part of the Research Colloquium "Namibian and Southern African Studies" and the exhibition "Y/Our Colonial Gaze."

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The Colonial Home in sub-Saharan Africa: an Entangled History

October 24, 2017 @ 18:15 - 19:30
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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This talk by Britta Schilling is part of the research seminar "African History," organised by the BAB and the History Department, University of Basel.

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Colonial Photography Archives and Visual History of Namibia

October 25, 2017 @ 17:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Lorena Rizzo's workshop is part of the Research Colloquium "Namibian and Southern African Studies" and part of the exhibition "Y/Our Colonial Gaze."

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November 2017

Lunch Talk: “’Future Pasts.’ Introducing a historical cultural mapping project in western Namibia”

November 23, 2017 @ 12:15 - 14:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Lunch Talk with Welhemina Suro Ganuses and Sian Sullivan

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December 2017

Lunch Talk: “Usakos: A Vision of the Future”

December 12, 2017 @ 12:15 - 14:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Lunch Talk with Saara Ilovu.

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February 2018

Launch – Online Exhibition South African Soundscapes

February 7, 2018 @ 18:00 - 22:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Next to launching our online exhibition on South African Soundscapes – A century’s popular music history we invite you to listen to the Benedikt Reising & Vuma Levin Project “Mzansi encounters”

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March 2018

Digital Democracy or Digital Apartheid? Video Activist Visions of Cape Town

March 14, 2018 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The presentation by Jacob Geuder is part of the Namibian and Southern African Studies Research Colloquium.

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Lunchtalk: ‘Let us die fighting’: The predicaments of representation on the quest by Ovaherero in Namibia for reparations by Germany

March 15, 2018 @ 12:15 - 13:30
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The BAB cordially invites you to a Lunchtalk with Dr Josué Tomasini Castro

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April 2018

The Difference that Makes a Difference: Framing a Dispute about Nature that Is Contrasted by a Fence in Nature Reserve, South Africa (2012-13)

April 4, 2018 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The presentation by James Merron is part of the Namibian and Southern African Studies Research Colloquium.

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Walking amongst the Tombstones: Mugabe, the Military and Zimbabwean Politics

April 18, 2018 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The presentation by Brian Raftopoulos is part of the Namibian and Southern African Studies Research Colloquium.

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Interdisciplinarity! The Holy Grail of Coordinated Research and Its Role in Doing Science

April 25, 2018 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The presentation by Detlef Müller-Mahn is part of the Namibian and Southern African Studies Research Colloquium.

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May 2018

Studying Human Prehistory in a Desert Environment: Report on an Interdisciplinary Endeavour in Southern Namibia

May 2, 2018 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The presentation by Isabell Schmidt is part of the Namibian and Southern African Studies Research Colloquium.

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“Moord op Karibib”. Afrikaans Literature: a reading and conversation with Isa Konrad

May 3, 2018 @ 18:15 - 19:45
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The Namibian-born writer Isa Konrad, who lives in Solothurn and Törbel (Canton Valais), will read from her latest crime novel Moord op Karibib. The reading will be in Afrikaans (with English translations).

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September 2018

Labour in Namibia during the First World War and Its Aftermath, 1914-1920

September 26, 2018 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The presentation by William Blakemore Lyon is part of the Namibian and Southern African Studies Research Colloquium.

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November 2018

Carl Schlettwein Lecture 2018: “The Political Aesthetics of Generators”

November 8, 2018 @ 18:15 - 21:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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In this lecture Brian Larkin examines generators as aesthetic objects, drawing on the older idea of aisthesis as a felt experience.

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In between: Architekturschaffen im kolonialen Namibia

November 14, 2018 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The presentation by Ariane Komeda is part of the Namibian and Southern African Studies Research Colloquium.

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in motion & Visual History Lab 2018: “In & Out of Propaganda”

November 22, 2018 @ 17:00 - 21:00
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until November 24, 2018

Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The Visual History Lab gives students at the University of Basel the opportunity to work extensively with visual material such as posters, film and photographs provided by the film and poster collection of the Basler Afrika Bibliographien. To the public, the Visual History Lab 2018 offers film screenings, changing exhibitions and discussions during three public events.

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in motion & Visual History Lab 2018: “In & Out of Propaganda”

November 23, 2018 @ 17:00 - 21:00
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until November 24, 2018

Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The Visual History Lab gives students at the University of Basel the opportunity to work extensively with visual material such as posters, film and photographs provided by the film and poster collection of the Basler Afrika Bibliographien. To the public, the Visual History Lab 2018 offers film screenings, changing exhibitions and discussions during three public events.

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in motion & Visual History Lab 2018: “In & Out of Propaganda”

November 24, 2018 @ 17:00 - 21:00
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until November 24, 2018

Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The Visual History Lab gives students at the University of Basel the opportunity to work extensively with visual material such as posters, film and photographs provided by the film and poster collection of the Basler Afrika Bibliographien. To the public, the Visual History Lab 2018 offers film screenings, changing exhibitions and discussions during three public events.

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“Erst wenn Mugabe geht, gehen auch wir”

November 29, 2018 @ 18:15 - 21:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Civil engagement and perspectives after 30 years of the Association Switzerland-Zimbabwe.

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December 2018

The Copper Value Chain. Life in Zambia, the Swiss Commodity Hub, and Responsible Business

December 8, 2018 @ 08:30 - 16:30
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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At the workshop, Zambian and Swiss civil society activists and researchers look at the interdependence between Swiss trade and logistics and life in Zambian mining towns, and discuss the responsibility of Swiss-based businesses.

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February 2019

Lunch Talk: Colonial Runaways and Murderers, Microhistory and Biography, Historians and Readers

February 1 @ 12:15 - 14:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Lunch Talk with Nigel Penn (University of Cape Town)

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“Forged in Battle”: The Transnational Origins and Formations of Apartheid South Africa’s 32 “Buffalo” Battalion, 1975-76

February 20 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The presentation by Lennart Bolliger is part of the Namibian and Southern African Studies Research Colloquium.

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Lunch Movie Talk: “An Eye for Storytelling”

February 21 @ 12:15 - 14:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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2 Short Films and Lunch Talk with Namibian Film Maker Joel Haikali.

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Lunch Talk: Restitution: a recent phenomenon? Colonial human remains violations, traditions of protest and histories of restitution claims in late 19th century Namibia

February 28 @ 12:30 - 14:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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This lunch talk with Dag Henrichsen is part of the African History Research Seminar.

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March 2019

Dust in the Wind – Dust Emissions in the Free State, South Africa

March 27 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The presentation by Heleen Vos is part of the Namibian and Southern African Studies Research Colloquium.

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April 2019

Priorities for Land Reform and Agricultural Production in South Africa

April 3 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The presentation by William Beinart is part of the Namibian and Southern African Studies Research Colloquium.

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From”Liberated African” to “Coloured”: the Abolition of the Slave Trade, Law, and Race in the Western Cape, c. 1808-1870

April 24 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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The presentation by Jake Richards is part of the Namibian and Southern African Studies Research Colloquium.

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May 2019

Round Table Discussion: Decolonising Collections? On the Politics and Practices of Post-colonial Heritage, Restitution and Knowledge Production

May 8 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Round table discussion with museum, library and archive curators from Namibia & Switzerland.

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Book Launch: Ruling Nature, Controlling People. Nature Conservation, Development and War in North-Eastern Namibia since the 1920s

May 22 @ 18:30 - 20:30
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Join us for the book launch of Luregn Lenggenhager's book "Ruling Nature, Controlling People. Nature Conservation, Development and War in North-Eastern Namibia since the 1920s" at the BAB.

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July 2019

Lunch Talk: “Loose ends of a collection or the heart of the matter? So-called ethnographic objects in the archives”

July 16 @ 12:15 - 13:45
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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We invite you to an open discussion on questions concerning 'loose ethnographic objects' in personal paper and image archives, and on the challenges of transforming colonial collection narratives.

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August 2019

Lunch Talk: Smuggled Sheep, Smuggled Shepherds: Entangled Histories of Agriculture and Labour in Namibia and Angola, 1933-1975

August 14 @ 12:15 - 13:45
Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
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Bernard C. Moore presents from his ongoing research on colonial agricultural and environmental histories in Namibia.

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