Open position: Research Assistent at GHL (deadline 21.7.2024)

Humboldt Forum Namibia

The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn is an internationally operating research university with abroad spectrum of subjects. 200 years of history, around 31,500 students, more than 6,000 employees and anexcellent reputation at home and abroad: The University of Bonn is one of the most important universities inGermany and has been awarded the title of University of Excellence. […]

CIRPAT Seminar

Our postdoctoral research fellow, Dr. J. Kelechi Ugwuanyi, is giving a presentation entitled “Dissonant Heritage and Ontological Ambivalence: Colonial and Missionary Encounters with Igbo Cosmology – the Case of ‘Twin Killing’ in Nigeria” at CY Cergy Paris Université on 1 July

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Science Festival of the University of Bonn (07.07.2024)

Under the motto “Science for everyone to participate in!”, the University of Bonn cordially invites you for the second time to the Science Festivalon Sunday, July 7, 2024, from 12:00 AM to 6:00 PMon the Hofgartenwiese, Bonn. With many exciting activities, including the TRAllye – a “Science rallye” for the whole family – the Transdisciplinary […]

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Open position: Doctoral Research Fellow at GHL (deadline 07.07.2024)

Humboldt Forum Namibia

The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn is an internationally operating research university with abroad spectrum of subjects. 200 years of history, around 31,500 students, more than 6,000 employees and anexcellent reputation at home and abroad: The University of Bonn is one of the most important universities inGermany and has been awarded the title of University of Excellence.The […]

Film Screening 05.06.2024 Reclaiming the Narrative: Utilizing Film as a Safe Space for Healing from Colonial Trauma

Film screening and discussion with Joel Haikali, filmmaker, Namibia 5 June 2024, 10-12 AM Oxfordstr. 15 – Room 1.002 Joel Haikali is one of the most renowned filmmakers in Namibia. His recent project is documenting the process of connecting with cultural belongings which returned from Berlin to Namibia in 2022. The film is part of the […]

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Public Lecture 04.06.2024 Decolonising research on Sea Country with Gimuy Walubara Yidinji

Redbird Ferguson, College of Science and Engineering, James Cook University 4 June 2024, 6-8 PM, University of Bonn, Main Building HS XII The world is grappling with the challenge of finding sustainable approaches to conserving and protecting our ocean and coastal systems, increasing the urgency to recognise and include Indigenous Knowledge and cultural values of […]

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Podcast on “How museums can dismantle colonial perceptions”

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Julia Binter talks about knowledge justice and Namibian cultural assets Junior Professor Dr Julia Binter investigates cooperative research on cultural assets from colonial contexts in museums. She accompanies the restitution of cultural assets from Germany to Namibia with the question: How can knowledge creation in museums and cultural heritage be made more sustainable […]

Hybrid Workshop Series on “Contested Monuments” continues on 17 June 2024

The workshop series aims to critically examine new approaches to monumentality and to consider whether and how they challenge, re-imagine and transform wider issues of social justice, representation, identities, nation-building, participation, history, democracy, and memory. The series intends to provide a comprehensive and global approach, with case studies from around the globe. ©Image: Senya Zhukavin

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