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Several campaigns have been waged against statues linked to Africa’s colonial past. Rodger ©Bosch/Getty Images

As part of her Professorial Fellowship at the Global Heritage Lab, funded by the Humboldt Foundation and Thyssen Foundation, Prof. Dr. Sophia Labadi has published an article on ‘Colonial Statues in Post-colonial Africa’ in the International Journal of Heritage Studies. A revised version of this article has been published in French in the newspaper AfriqueXXI and […]

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“Invisible Cultural Connections” – Interview with Jun.-Prof. Dr. Julia Binter (in German)

A conversation with Julia Binter about what is missing in the photographic collection of the Kunsthistorisches Institut Bonn In this interview, Julia Binter, Argelander Professor of Critical Museum and Heritage Studies, explains the limitedness of the Eurocentric canon in art history and points out the importance of the often overlooked intercultural exchange that shaped European […]

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