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Freiburg Africa Talks

The Freiburg Africa Talks aim to establish a differentiated image of African reality in the city society of Freiburg and beyond. African and European experts from politics and business as well as science and society are invited to discuss specific topics and questions, to present their findings to the public and to offer controversial discussions.


The following presentations took place as part of this series, in cooperation with the Colloquium politicum of the University of Freiburg:

Date Title Speakers Digital
18 April 2024 Germany and Africa - Quo Vadis?
  • Christoph Wetzlaff
  • Prof. Dr. Alexander Makulilo
5 February 2024 International Partnerships: Reciprocity and Academic Freedom
  • Akosua Adomako Ampofo
2 May 2023 Erinnerungskultur und öffentlicher Raum: Kolonialvergangenheit im Kontext
  • Nadine Seidu
  • Markus Tauschek
26 April 2023 Die andere Schlafkrankheit: Koloniale Wissenschaft und vergessene Kollateralschäden im Gedächtnis der Bevölkerungen in Deutsch-Togo
  • Kokou Azamede
18 October 2022 Freiburg und Kolonialismus: Reicht eine Ausstellung?
  • Albert Gouaffo
  • Beatrix Hoffmann-Ihde
1 June 2022 China und Afrika: Wandel durch Handel
  • Karsten Giese
31 May 2022 Les littératures africaines francophones dans la période contemporaine
  • Raphaël Thierry
3 May 2022 Being African-American in Germany.
  • Reginald Anthony
  • Patrick Bastien
  • Esther Earbin
  • Jorrell Rush-Kittle
27 April 2022 Kolonialismus ausstellen. Geschichtsverständnis, Gegenwartsforschung und Erinnerungskultur
  • Heiko Wegmann
25 January 2022 Contemporary racism and the rest of us.
  • Onookome Okome
8 November 2021 African perspectives on migration research.
  • Khangelani Moyo
  • Basile Ndjio
  • Azakhiwe Nocanda-Höhling
  • Franzisca Zanker
25 November 2020 Migration and COVID 19: Perspectives from Kenya.
  • Linda Oucho
22 January 2020 Zurück in die Zukunft. Die Restitution afrikanischer Kulturgüter aus historischer Sicht.
  • Bénédicte Savoy
8 January 2020 Gambische Migrationspolitik am Scheideweg?
  • Judith Altrogge
  • Gerald Knaus
  • Yahya Sonko
  • Yorck Wurms
  • Franzisca Zanker
12 December 2019 Die großen deutschen Kolonialkriege.
  • Susanne Kuss
10 December 2019 Southern Africa after the Election Year - A further step towards deepening democracy or a missed opportunity?
  • Joseph Diescho
  • Roger Southall
11 November 2019 Namibia and Germany: Problematic heritage and current challenges.
  • André du Pisani
  • Reinhart Kößler
2 July 2019 The gender gap in asset ownership in Ghana.
  • Abena D. Oduro
6 June 2019 Europa und Afrika: Ein Friedensprojekt auf Grundlage gemeinsamer Interessen und Werte.
  • Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul