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Stories Spoken

Stories spoken - Literature Forum

The Literature Forum brings together upcoming women writers and literary critics to share and discuss stories, poems and current literary trends with the aim of enhancing their creativity. More ...
Lüderitzstraße in Berlin

Colonial Continuities:

Colonial traces in Germany.
02_BigIntersektionalitaet In an interview, Emilia Roig explains the mechanisms of intersectionality and the sensitivity of the subject

Politics and Society:

“Germany still has a lot to learn”
Eric Gitari

Interview with Eric Gitari:

LGBTIQ movement in Kenya.

Current Projects

Berlinale blog 2015   deutsch deutsch

News and views on the Berlinale 2015 from young film journalists from 8 countries

Call for production   deutsch

The Goethe-Institut Kenya is seeking applications for the Nairobi Performance Series, which is a production platform that aims to support new productions and cross-disciplinary working methods. Get more information here:

Call for production (Pdf, 480 KB)

Contact Zones NRB is now available as ebooks!   deutsch deutsch

The book series Contact Zones NRB pays tribute to the developments that have shaped the art scene globally and the intellectual discourse.

Music Around Africa   deutsch deutsch deutsch deutsch

Interest in modern urban music from Africa is growing worldwide. Music Around Africa gives a rough overview of the diverse and dynamic music scenes south of the Sahara.

TEN CITIES   deutsch deutsch

Public Sphere Urban Space Club Culture

Word of Mouth - Orality in Africa   deutsch deutsch deutsch

Word of Mouth provides information on the significance of orality in African countries. 

eLibrary   deutsch deutsch

Our new virtual library allows you to borrow eBooks, electronic newspapers or eAudio books comfortably from home 24 hours a day 7 days a week!

Publications of the Goethe-Institut Kenya   deutsch deutsch

Through books and websites we give our projects longevity and an additional form of expression; and we reach a greater audience even beyond Kenya...


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Download our Programme of Events

You can now download our current Programmes of Events as a PDF-File here.

50 years in Kenya

This year we celebrate our 50th anniversary


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