Live Philosophy Klub Der Weisheit

Led by a stage reading of Jude Idada’s Sankara, A play that details the life and philosophies of Thomas Sankara; We invite you to restore the power of discourse in a night of live philosophy.

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Books in the hands of ordinary people
Photo Documentary

Goethe-Institut’s Library on the Go, in collaboration with Hassan Abiodun, a Lagos based
photographer, is a photo series which celebrates the under-acknowledged readers of Lagos.
These are not big scholars, or professors, or business magnates or even renowned book

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Kultursymposium Weimar
Trust for an inclusive Nigeria

For this year's Kultursymposium <<A Matter of Trust>>, we performed the play, "The Gods Are Strange" by Bukola Ayinde, in two communities here in Nigeria, namely the Corona Secondary School in Agbara and in Jos at the Jardin reading garden.

TRUST FOR AN INCLUSIVE NIGERIA © Goethe-Institut Nigeria/by Victor Asowata

Connecting the Dots

The "Connecting the Dots" project (2023-2025) aims at facilitating community engagement with public museums in Nigeria through the establishment of a young scholars museum fellowship program and a youth education program. It is implemented by the Goethe-Institut Nigeria together with The Ford Foundation. Up to six Nigerian museums will participate in the program over a period of two years.

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