On Tuesday the 27th of August at 6pm at the Swakopmund Museum, the Director of the National Maritime Museum of Namibia, Dr. Angel Tortesillas, will be presenting a conference on the first circumnavigation of world by the Magellan & Elcano expedition (which sailed off the coast of current Namibia) between 1519 and 1522. The presentation will be in English.
Topic Wind driven plastic pollution in deserts & oceans Presented by Professor Anne Mather Language English Date Tuesday 16th July 2019 Time At 6pm Place Swakopmund Museum Lecture Hall On Tuesday the 16th of July 2019 at 6pm Professor Anne Mather of the University of Plymouth will be presenting a Lecture on her research into […]
Trapped in a cave with a black mamba, pinned down by an elephant bull, charged by a buffalo at night, attacked twice on the same day by crocodiles, sitting with lions at kills at night as they feed….these are some of the adventures of one of Botswana’s oldest professional guides.Through countless encounters with wildlife in a lifetime spent out of doors, Lloyd Wilmot has survived to record some of his many adventures.
On Thursday the 11th of April at 7pm Angela Curtis from the Gobabeb Research and Training Center will present a lecture about the research into the effects of artificial light on Namib Desert bats. The speaker will be presenting in English.
On Tuesday the 26th of March at 6pm, the lecture “The Information Age” by Rigo Reddig (Information Systems Engineer – IT Security) will be held in the Museum.
Entrance as always will be Free, but donations are welcome.
The Presentation will be in English and covers all manner of interesting things about the Internet and the Age of Information we live in.
It is designed, to be accessible, for anyone with a curious mind, technical experience not required.
Topic Die Namibische Geschichte am Beispiel einer Familie deutscher Herkunt Presented by Anton von Wietersheim Language German Date 5th March 2019 Time At 6pm Place Swakopmund Museum Lecture Hall On Day the 5th of March at 6pm Anton von Wietersheim will present a lecture about the History of his family in Namibia at the Swakopmund […]
Although we cannot see them, microscopic organisms cover the Namib. And like their larger relatives, these tiny creatures must find ways to tolerate the many stresses of life in a hot, dry desert.
In this talk, Robert Logan will talk about the microbes of Namib Desert, where they are, how they live in such a dry landscape, and the important role they play in the desert ecosystem overall.
At 7pm on Thursday the 24th of January 2019 we offer the lecture “Klimwandel im Beispiel Sylt” in the lecture hall of the Swakopmund Museum.
The Sylt geologist dr. Ekkehard Klatt’s presentation will be focused on the effects of climate change an how they impact the future of the island of Sylt.