Essays about: "African heritage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words African heritage.

  1. 1. Do the objectives of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 aspirations harmonize with a Pan-African and African Renaissance vision? – A critical review.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Haddy Njie; [2019]
    Keywords : Agenda 2063; Pan Africanism; African Renaissance; Integration; African policies; African Union; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Pan-Africanism is a diverse philosophy and political ideology that has conflicting views about how unity among Africans can be achieved economically and within a single political system. Some versions of Pan-Africanism support market capitalism and other theorists take the position that the collective ownership of capital and resources is essential for creating a national unity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Legislative impact on the fight against Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in The Gambia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Johanna Stenberg; Carl Thorsson; [2019]
    Keywords : FGM; Female genital mutilation; Legislation; NGO; Collectivism; Cultural Relativism; Universalism; Gambia;

    Abstract : Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been victims of Female Geni-tal Mutilation / Cutting, and another 3,6 million are at risk every year. This tradi-tional practice is widespread and has gained a lot of attention from Non-governmental organizations, scholars and medical professionals around the world, stating warnings about the harmful effects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Zanzibar night light : a lighting plan for UNESCO World Heritage Zanzibar Stone Town

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Freija Carlstén; [2018]
    Keywords : light design; landscape architecture; planning for sustainability in developing countries; light design in the public space;

    Abstract : Where? Zanzibar is considered to be the centre of Swahili culture, found all along the east coast of Africa. The main city, Stone Town, has for over a millennium constituted an important trading port, merging east African Bantu with Arab culture, adding elements from Persia, India and Europe (NE, 2017). READ MORE

  4. 4. From discovery to encounter: The new role of ethnographic museums. : The case study of the National Prehistoric and Ethnographic Museum‘L. Pigorini’.

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Afrikanska studier

    Author : Francesca Conte; [2018]
    Keywords : Ethnographic museum; postcolonialism; multiculturalism; African heritage; temporary exhibition; museum anthropology;

    Abstract : Since its creation, the ethnographic museums have aimed to represent the other cultures. The most recent trends in museology have encouraged the ethnographic museums to go beyond the discovery and to create a space of intercultural dialogue. READ MORE

  5. 5. Has Colonial Heritage Affected Export Diversification and thus Economic Growth in Former African Colonies?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Linda Nihlwing; Nathalie Sönne; [2018]
    Keywords : Economic growth; export diversification; Africa; fixed effects; colonial ties; legal framework; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : It has long been suggested that a lack of export diversification is one cause of the slow economic growth and low levels of development in African countries. The purpose of this study is to analyse what implication the colonial heritage has for export diversification and economic growth in 45 African countries over the period 1995-2016. READ MORE