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Jana Frey | 08/23/2018 | 424 Views | Interviews

Michel Medjo Medjo | "Des places marchandes à la creation des villes-frontières au Sud-Cameroun: enjeux et défis d’une dynamique socioéconomique durable (1963-2008)"

Lisa Maskell Fellowships at Stellenbosch University, South Africa

In 2014, the Gerda Henkel Foundation initiated a scholarship programme supporting young humanities scholars from Africa and Southeast Asia in honour of the foundation's founder, Lisa Maskell. It is…

Michel Medjo Medjo | "Des places marchandes à la creation des villes-frontières au Sud-Cameroun: enjeux et défis d’une dynamique socioéconomique durable (1963-2008)"

Michel Medjo Medjo from Cameroon

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Jana Frey | 08/02/2018 | 623 Views | Interviews

Jean-Pierre Togolo | "Yaounde après l’indipendence: Les changements migratoires dans le processus d’urbanisation d’une ville capitale 1960-2010"

Lisa Maskell Fellowships at Stellenbosch University, South Africa

In 2014, the Gerda Henkel Foundation initiated a scholarship programme supporting young humanities scholars from Africa and Southeast Asia in honour of the foundation's founder, Lisa Maskell. It is…

Jean-Pierre Togolo | "Yaounde après l’indipendence: Les changements migratoires dans le processus d’urbanisation d’une ville capitale 1960-2010"
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Yvonne Reimers | 02/13/2017 | 724 Views | Presentations

Section 1: Hierarchies

Conference "Working on Things. On the Social, Political, and Economic History of Collected Objects" (Berlin 2016)

Britta Lange's talk tackles the hunting, shooting, shipping, selling, investigating, mounting and exhibiting of great apes from South Cameroon between 1890 and 1926, the period in which the…

Section 1: Hierarchies
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/21/2016 | 10680 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Africa's Collective Memory

Reports by contemporary African witnesses and oral literature dating from the early colonial era, taking Cameroon as an example

Stimmen der Erinnerung

Project leadership:
Prof Dr Dr Prince Kum'a Ndumbe III
Location:
Cameroon, Fondation AfricAvenir International, Douala
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The Research Project
To preserve and pass on collective memory in Africa: Reports by contemporary African witnesses and oral literature dating from the early colonial era, taking Cameroon as an example

Between the Berlin Conference of 1884-85 and 1916 Cameroon, located in central Africa, was a colony of the German Empire and, after the First World War, was divided up between France and Great Britain under a mandate of the League of Nations. The French part gained independence in 1960 and…