The “objective insider”

Beitrag aus dem Modul zu afrikawissenschaftlichen Methoden (4. Semester, BA Afrikastudien, Sommersemester 2017) zum Thema Studierendenproteste.

Karien Krüger

The difficulties in staying objective, an evaluation of my personal process in writing a scientific paper about Afrikaans within the Open read more

What kind of artefact is a landmark?

Rose Marie Beck

Recently in Zanzibar we wanted to buy cigarettes. We were in the vicinity of the harbour, where after two unsuccessful attempts, I asked a vendor at a stall for Dunhills (1). He also didn’t have any, and told me to go to Darajani, the well known central city’s market with shops read more

What makes us whole?

Sophia Wagemann

What makes us whole? Are we as persons actually as enclosed as we may think when encountering other entities, the Other? Are we engaging in relationships to persons and things around us or is it way more, is it a constant exchange, various modes of inseperably enacting one another? read more

The pain of ascription

Rose Marie Beck

In July 2017 the Institutes of African Studies, Anthropology and Cultural Studies organized the summer school “Seeing the Self through the Lens of the Other”. What stands out in hindsight is how strongly we resisted seeing ourselves through that lens, how consequently we refused read more

Creating space to see the Self through the lens of the Other

July, 3rd, Leipzig, first day of the summer school

David Kananizadeh

The first day of the Summer School “Seeing the Self Through the Lens of the Other” was dedicated to the topic “Ethnography as Dialogue and Culture Critique”. The Lecture & Seminar-Session gave fruitful inputs to develop read more

Falling in love with a little pale faced man.

July 04 2017, Dresden, second day of the summer school.

by Konstantin Biehl

We visited the #Prolog1-10 exhibition in the Japanese Palais in Dresden that day. We explored the exhibitions different stages. Each offering a different approach to otherness. Each read more

Summer School 2017: Seeing the Self Through the Lens of the Other

Sommerschule der Universität Leipzig, 3.-12. Juli 2017

Foteine König & Rose Marie Beck

Intensiv, fordernd, irritierend, erweiternd – 10 Tage Summer School 2017 „Seeing the Self Trough the Lens of the Other“, veranstaltet von den Instituten für Afrikastudien (ehemals Afrikanistik), Ethnologie read more