Álvaro Jorge

Álvaro Jorge

Historian

  • The role of museums, Colonial legacy, Reappraisal of the colonial past

  • Luanda (Angola)

Álvaro Jorge is an Angolan historian. As director of the Museu Nacional de Antropologia in Luanda, he is in charge of the cooperation with the Ethnological Museum Berlin and the Goethe-Institut that began in 2018. After a period of total inactivity in the field of anthropology during the Angolan civil war, he made a significant contribution to the re-establishment of anthropology in Angola after the end of the war in 2011.

Contributions by Álvaro Jorge