Freiburger Afrikagespräche

22. January 2020 - 18:30


The following events will take place as part of the series in winter term 2019/20:


22th January 2020, 6:30 p.m.: Prof. Dr. Bénédicte Savoy, TU Berlin: Zurück in die Zukunft. Die Restitution afrikanischer Kulturgüter aus historischer Sicht. Haus zu Lieben Hand, Löwenstraße 16


The following lectures have taken place so far within the framework of the series:

  • Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul (former Federal Minister): Europa und Afrika: Ein Friedensprojekt auf Grundlage gemeinsamer Interessen und Werte, 6th June 2019, recording of the lecture
  • Prof. Dr. Abena D. Oduro (MIASA, University of Gahna: The gender gap in asset ownership in Ghana, 2th July 2019, recording of the lecture
  • Prof. Dr. André du Pisani (University of Namibia) und Prof. Dr. Reinhart Kößler (Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institut) Namibia and Germany: Problematic heritage and current challenges, 11. November 2019
  • Professor Roger Southall (Wits University Johannesburg) und Professor Joseph Diescho (Visiting Professor at the University of Bonn): Southern Africa after the Election Year - A further step towards deepening democracy or a missed opportunity?
  • Dr. Franzisca Zanker (ABI), Judith Altrogge (Institut für Migrationsforschung und Interkulturelle Studien und ABI), Gerald Knaus (European Stability Initiative), Yahya Sonko (Gambian Refugees Association – Europe Branch), Yorck Wurms (ehem. EU Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs) Gambische Migrationspolitik am Scheideweg?

The events take place in cooperation with the Colloquium politicum of the University of Freiburg.

The FREIBURGER AFRIKAGESPRÄCHE as a lecture forum of the to establish Africa Centre for Transregional Research at the University of Freiburg aims to present a differentiated picture of African reality to the general public, the city society of Freiburg and beyond. African and European experts from politics and business as well as science and society will be invited to selected topics and questions in order to present their findings to the public in various dialogue formats and to make controversial offers for discussion.

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