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Monats-Archiv für November 2017

27. Nov 2017

06.12.2017: How to study in Germany?

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How to study in Germany? To study abroad, to exchange scientific and academic knowledge and to collaborate is an important and stimulating experience. On 6 December 2017, 2 p.m., an information session is scheduled at the University of Antananarivo (Campus Ankatso, Faculty of Arts/Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines, Amphiteatre 24), aiming to present in […]

18. Nov 2017

Update: Human rights and civil society event

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The event on the courtyard of the was quite a success: An important number of stands and booths presenting different civil rights groups working on Madagascar. The following photos allowing to get some insights for those not able to attend.   This project has received funding from the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and […]

18. Nov 2017

An experimental view on solidarity

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When concepts meet science Is it not always a good idea to ‘translate’ abstract ideas or theories into more vivid, concrete, and, if possible, touchable forms? A word, a thought, might get unnoticed by many, if you do not take care to clothe them by an appropriate metaphor, by a brilliant sentence, by a proverb […]

17. Nov 2017

The crisis of 2009 is not over

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The disappearance of a hundred of files Since several days a new affair brings back to public the lasting problem of 2009. The shootings near the presidential palace of Ambohitsorohitra, 7 February 2009, by palace guards aiming into a manifestation cost several dozens people’s live, while far more than 150 were injured. Since several years […]

17. Nov 2017

Upcoming: A public event on human rights

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Human rights, global normativity and Madagascar Tomorrow, Saturday 19 November 2017, a public event will take place at the court of the town hall of the city of Antananarivo. Announced as “Yearly seminary of the civil society”, this event intends to disseminate the important issue of human rights and its elaboration within society. Following the […]

16. Nov 2017

How much is “too” much?

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7,123 Billion Arariy are scheduled for the CFM In a recently published prevision of the 2018 budget, the Ministry of Finances of the Republic of Madagascar has scheduled the amount of 7,123 Billion Arairy (about 2 Million Euro) for 2018. The daily “Express” judged that amount in an article published today, 15 November 2017, as […]

15. Nov 2017

The CFM heads towards recognition

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The CFM becomes inserted into national and international agendas The timetable of the new elected CFM is charged. On last Friday, 9th November, the permanent office of the “Council of Fampihavanana Malagasy” (CFM) met for the first time the members of the “Episcopal Conference of Madagascar” (CEM), to explain and to elucidate the position and […]

11. Nov 2017

What would Mr. Zafy say?

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The important task of creating confidence How to create a public institution which does not only work effectively but gains confidence of the population? Such seems to be the background of a recently addressed critic by Mr. Serge Zafimahova on the reformed CFM (Council of Fampihavanana Malagasy, see article below). In fact, such question is […]

5. Nov 2017

The CFM is taking up work

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The institutionalization of Malagasy solidarity continuous into a second mandate The visit of Hery Rajaonarimampianina, President of the Republic of Madagascar, at the recently implemented permanent office of the „Council of Malagasy Fampihavanana“ (Counseil du Fampihavanana Malgasy, CFM), on 30 October 2017, might be interpreted as a final starting signal for the second mandate of […]

4. Nov 2017

„Injustices in the land of solidarity“ – lecture at a Berlin conference

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Participation at the conference of the German Anthropological Association in Berlin The bi-annual conference of the German Anthroplogical Association was a welcome occasion to present some fresh first results of the ongoing DySoMa research project. The conference was organized at the Free University (Freie Universität) at Berlin, between 4 and 7 October on the subject […]