In Europe, the image of Ethiopia is still highly influenced by geographical maps, photos, texts and drawings by European travelers who visited the country in the 19th century. Those documents also remain important for the work of Ethiopian historians, as other historical accounts of that time are very limited.
How will we be learning foreign languages in 50 or 100 years’ time? What role will be played by digital media in the foreign language lessons of the future? And is it in fact possible to give meaningful answers to these questions today?
In the art scene, political engagement is not always viewed positively. Commitment to a good cause is sometimes dismissed as "service art" or merely as "well-intentioned". Images arise to get media attention and to be posted.
The library of the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg houses a "cultural entrepreneurship hub". Curator Nthato Malope speaks about the special place, the work he does with the different hubbers and his participation in the Munich Creative Business Week.