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Peter Friedrich Alfons Kneitz

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11. Dez 2017

A first trial

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The recently elected president of the CFM reconciles a local conflict The Council of the Fampihavanana Malagasy (CFM) is still about to prepare the ground for the challenges to come. One way to do this is the ongoing formation of the new members of the CFM, an effort to bring them on the same level […]

11. Dez 2017

Update: How to study in Germany?

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Much interest for the information session Germany offers a highly sophisticated university system for students and academics, welcoming international students from all over the world. On Wednesday, 6th December 2017, the scheduled information event on how to study in Germany took place at the University of Antananarivo, prepared by Peter Kneitz (Mention Histoire, Universität Halle) […]

3. Dez 2017

Towards a CFM in good working condition

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Who is the real expert of national reconciliation? Recently the newly selected members of the ‘Council of Fampihavanana Malgagsy’ (CFM; Council of National Reconciliation) did benefit from a formation by experts. The aim was to get a balanced level of knowledge within the mostly new 33 council-members concerning the future field of work, i.e. the […]

3. Dez 2017

The rage of the desperate

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Deux persons beheaded following the application of ‘free’ dina If persons are driven into a corner, their despair might quite probably result into surprise-attack. Such image could explain some aspect of that kind of violence which one can observe again and again in the Malagasy ‘bush’, the more rural regions far away of the capital […]

3. Dez 2017

A turn from ‚concentric kingdoms‘ to the modern state?

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Some impressions of the “International Symposium of History, Culture and Civilisation” Some 35 contributions from cultural scientists of different specialization provided insights into the on-going discussion of the origins of Malagasy civilization(s), set within the horizon of Indian Ocean connectivity („Southeast Asia, Madagascar: Odysee of a People of the Sea“). While some lecturer decided to […]

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 […]