The Goethe-Institut Namibia office and library will be closed to the public on Monday 26 August 2019 in observation of the national public holiday. German, Afrikaans and Oshiwambo students will be informed by their teachers.
The Goethe-Institut Namibia in cooperation with MindsInAction presents a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Programme for children from 07 September till 30 November 2019. Registration closes on 30 August.
On 25-26 March 2019, the Goethe-Institut Namibia hosted a Symposium “Colonial Repercussions IV - Colonial Injustice – Addressing Past Wrongs”, in conjunction with the Academy of Arts/Akademie der Künste (AdK) and the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR).
Visitors to museums and archives usually interact with exhibits locked in display cases in darkened rooms. Yet modern technology has given us ways to more directly experience art and cultural artefacts. Coding da Vinci is an open, cultural data hackathon that digitally brings museum pieces to life.
The Goethe-Institut Namibia recently sent an afro-futurist writer and photographer, Masiyaleti Mbewe, for participation in the Kultursymposium 2019 that was held from 19-21 June in Weimar and under the theme of ‘Recalculating the Route’.
With the series "Museum Conversations", the Goethe-Institut brings international academics, museum experts and curators together to discuss the future of African museums from a post-colonial perspective.