A little loggerhead turtle follows in the path of her ancestors on one of the most extraordinary journeys in the natural world. Born on a beach in Florida, she rides the Gulf Stream all the way to the frozen north and ultimately swims around the entire North Atlantic to Africa and back to the beach where she was born.
The narrative to this documentary is in German.
– Meet main actress Odile Mueller at the screening in the Swakopmund Museum Lecture Hall! –
“Katutura” deals with the struggle of everyday life in the township of Windhoek, Namibia. There is crime, drug abuse, violence, but it also shows the strength of the community as well as the bustling creativity in the place otherwise known as the place where we do not belong.
Dementia-Talk in the Swakopmund Museum Lecture Hall:
What do we know and what do we do when it comes to this disease?
Dementia is a terminal illness and not a natural part of ageing. In Africa the prevalence of the diseases that cause dementia differs from the West.
Namibia’s Lake Otjikoto – “Africa’s cursed lake of gold” – is featured in the documentary of Travel Channel’s “Expedition Unknown”. Theo Schoeman, who was part of the expedition team, will give short introduction in German to this English documentary.
Location: Swakopmund Museum Lecture Hall
In the Swakopmund Museum Lecture Hall UNAM Professor Marianne Zappen-Thomson will talk about ‘Random colour-games during Apartheid in Ulla Dentlinger’s book “Where are you from?-‘Playing White’ under Apartheid”’
Horst Kleinschmidt presents the split history of the Schmelen-Kleinschmidt family over the past 200 years. The missionary Kleinschmidt married a Nama wife. The presentation will be in German.
Dr I.J. Demhard will give a presentation titled: “Open water up to the Pole … – Assumptions, Surprises and Discoveries in the Arctic” After the defeat of Napoleon and a hibernation of almost two centuries, the pushes for the Northeast and Northwest Passages were renewed and ushered in the heydays of European discoveries in the […]
We would like to invite you to an Open Day at the Namib Botanical Gardens (NBG) just outside of Swakopmund for a brief introduction to the project and a guided tour around the thematic areas of this relocation site for rescued endemic Namib desert flora.
Please confirm your participation with the office of the Scientific Society Swakopmund
(firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel.: 064-402 695).
Part two of the Rhinoceros Lecture Series: “HoRN.nam: Who are they and what do they do?”
The International Dendrology Society will visit the Scientific Society Swakopmund and plant a tree at the Otavi Railway Station before having a reception at the Museum with introductions and a guided tour of the Museum (booking required).
You are cordially invited!