Post tagged: South Africa

Letters of Stone: An exhibition - the fate of a Jewish family in Berlin

Exhibition Poster Letters of Stone. Photo: Heike Becker.
Photo: Heike Becker.

Steven Robins’ long-term project of tracing his family’s past from South Africa to Berlin and back has recently taken a productive new turn with the opening of an extraordinary exhibition at the Kreuzberg-Friedrichshain Museum in Berlin.

The exhibition, conceived by Stellenbosch University Anthropologist Robins and the …

A man called Hope: the legacy of Namibia's Andimba Toivo ya Toivo

Namibia has seen an unprecedented outpouring of grief following the death of liberation struggle hero Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo on 9 June 2017. Toivo was part of a generation that bore Southern Africa’s long struggles against apartheid and colonialism. The article gives a brief biography of this inspiring man …