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International Encounters - Understanding Africa

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Interdisciplinary Learning Outcome

The module deals with the African image and facts. In the process students will answer the following questions

  • What do we ‘understand’ about African: (1) History, Literature and Culture, (2) Politics, Philosophy, Governance, Refugee and Migration (3) Business and Economy, (4) Education, Science & Technology?   
  • What do non-Africans in 'the West' understand these 'African Issues'?
  • What do Africans in 'the West' understand as 'Africa'?
  • What distinguishes Africa and African Societies from others?

These questions are answered in the following Sose 2020 Semester program.

Schedule

  • First session: 22.04.2020, online
  • presentation: 01.07./.08.07.2020
  • turning in of final written report: 17.06.2020
  • taking back of registration for exam possible until: 22.04.2020

Date

Topic

Lecturer

22.4.2020

Einführung (deutsch/English)

Abid/Tewolde/Tohidipur

29.4.2020

Kolonialgeschichte

Abid /Pape

6.5.2020

Derzeitige Situation und Migration

Tohidipur

13.5.2020

Ökonomische-Herausforderungen

Tewolde

20.5.2020

Soziale Bedingungen

Abid

27.5.2020

Projekt Ideenentwicklung

Abid/Tewolde

3.6.2020

Projektplanung –Vorstellung

Tewolde/Abid

10.6.2020

17.6.2020

Gruppenarbeit- Community Visits

Abid/Tewolde

21.-23.6.2020

http://www.afrikanisches-kulturfest.de/ 

Gemeinsam (n.V.)

01.07.2020

Gruppenpräsentationen (deutsch)

Abid/Tewolde/Tohidipur

08.07.2020

Group – Presentations (English)

Tewolde/Abid/Tohidipur

Important information

Belegnummer
994220
expected number of participants
40
ECTS-Credit-Points
5
didactic form
teamwork in interdisciplinary teams; blended Learning; lectures and discussions
Language
English and German

Modulkoordination

Methodology

1: Lecture input (Block 4: 14:15-15:45)

  • 5 to 10 Minutes film clip about each issue
  • Input lectures with PPT and other audio visuals
  • Discussion

2: Class Assignment (Block 5: 16:00-17:30)

  • In groups of 3-5 students will read issues from the reader copies prepared by instructors for each seminar session.
  • For 30 minutes groups take a task to read the topics and can add further information from different sources, internet or books, experiences of people group members or others ---
  • Get back to class and present their group input to class
  • Wrap up discussion and class input lecture

3: Visiting African Communities in Frankfurt

Preparation

  1. Coordinators find address and contact people from African communities
  2. These contacts are provided to students to further contact and study the African Community activities.
  3. Students accompanied by Instructors will visit African Communities in Frankfurt and assess their situation by looking for answers to questions regarding their past, present and future activities.

Main Issues to Study during African Community Visit

  1. Background history of the community in Frankfurt:-
    1. What was the situation at home country that made the members to come to Germany?
    2. What was the main route and transportation system that members used to come to Germany and what were the challenges on the way to Germany.
  2. What is the current situation:-
    1. What are Challenges and Opportunities of members of the community? 
    2. What are the challenges and opportunities of the community in Frankfurt?
    3. What are the activities that the communities perform?
  3. What are their future plans and ambitions:-
    1. What are Challenges and Opportunities of members of the community expect in the future? 
    2. How do they plan to solve their challenges?
    3. What are the new activities that the communities plan to perform?

4. Semester end

Groups report and present in class their finding from visiting African Communities in Frankfurt

Afrikanische Vereine in Frankfurt

No.

Name of E.V:

Responsible

Address

Tel.:

1.

Africa Foundation
 

Kerr Henry Kabuya

Berliner Straße 31
61449 Steinbach/Ts.

06171/74829

2

Afrika Forum e.V.
 

Herr Dr. Vogel

Postfach 170504
60079 Frankfurt

06172/45 09 78

3

Afrikanischer Kulturverein

Herr Gaba Amos Akimos

Friedberger Landstraße 121
60318 Frankfurt

069/590941

4

Afrikanischer und Karibischer Kulturverein e.V.

Frau Wendy Elsner

An der Staufenmauer 6
60311 Frankfurt

069/29 35 51 info(at)afro-karibik.remove-this.de
www.afro-karibik.de

5

Afrikanisches Hilfswerk e.V.

Herr G. Date

Pfortengartenweg 20
65931 Frankfurt

Tel.: 0171/16 58 462

6

Afrikanische Studenten Union e.V.

c/o ESG

Jügelstraße 1
60325 Frankfurt

Tel.: 069/798-3087

7

Afroton Kulturprojekte


 

Dasitu Kajela-Röttger

Rüsselsheimer Strasse 22
60326 Frankfurt

Tel. 069/97 30 31 0
Fax 069/97 30 31 21

www.afroton.de
dasitu(at)afroton.remove-this.de

8

Angolanische Organisation Frankfurt (A.O.F.)
Multikulturverein und Solidargemeinschaft

Herr Bembo
Mumm-von-

Schwarzenstein-Straße 52
65934 Frankfurt am Main

Tel./Fax: 069/38 99 52 14

9

Benin Kulturverein e.V.

Herr De Souza

Postfach 700 128
60551 Frankfurt

Tel./Fax: 069/68 60 81 91

10

Bund Afrikanischer Vereine
 

Herr G. Date

Pfortengartenweg 20
65931 Frankfurt

Tel.: 0171/16 58 462

11

Dance For All
 

 

grüneburgweg 82
60323 frankfurt

069-5971820

www.danceforall.de

12

Deutsch-Ogadenische Freundschaft e.V.

Eva Teichmann

Homburger Hohl 6
60437 Frankfurt

069/50 64 47
Eva_Teichmann(at)gmx.remove-this.de

13

Dritte Welt Haus

 

 

Falkstraße 74
60487 Frankfurt am Main

069/79 20 17 72
069/78 96 03 99

DWHFFM(at)t-online.remove-this.de

14

FIM - Frauenrecht ist Menschenrecht e.V.
Beratungs- und Informationszentrum für Migrantinnen

 

Varrentrappstraße 55
60486 Frankfurt am Main

 

Tel: 069/970 97 97 - 0 
Fax: 069/970 97 97 - 18

fiminfo@fim-beratungszentrum.de
www.fim-frauenrecht.de

15

Frankfurter Afrika Arbeitskreis

c/o Dritte Welt Haus

Falkstraße 74
60487 Frankfurt

Tel.: 069/79 20 17 72
Fax: 069/78 96 03 99

16

Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Literatur aus Afrika, Asien und Lateinamerika e.V.
 

Corry von Mayenburg

Reineckstraße 3
60313 Frankfurt am Main

 

Tel.: 069/2102-250
Fax: 069/2102-227

mayenburg@book-fair.com
www.litprom.de

17

Initiative Pro Afrika e.V.

 

c/o Alja Epp-Naliwaiko

Weyherser Weg 1 A
36043 Fulda

Tel./Fax: 0661/22801
initiative-pro-afrika(at)t-online.remove-this.de
www.initiative-pro-afrika.de

18

Mahbere-Kom Eritrea
 

Herr Mekonnen

Kasseler Straße 1a
60486 Frankfurt

Tel.: 069/70 79 04 11

19

Maisha
Selbsthilfegruppe afrikanischer Frauen in Deutschland e.V.
Beratungsstelle Ravenstein-Zentrum (FTV)

 

Pfingstweidstr. 7
60316 Frankfurt am Main

 

Tel.: 069/90434905
E-mail:
info(at)maisha.remove-this.org

20

Wimbum
 

Dr. Kimbi

 

Mainzer Landstr. 104
60327 Frankfurt am Main

 

  • Dr. Sebhatleab Tewolde Kelati (Finanzmanager, Koordinator, IMIK)
  • Mr. Yousuf Abid
  • Prof Dr. Timo Tohidipur (Fb 4)
  • Record and transcribe narrative interview (present to Instructors halfway in the semester)
  • Contextualize the Narrative Interview and submit it to Instructors
  • Oral presentation of the contextualized Narrative Interview at end of semester and
  • Finally evaluation of results.

 

Students broaden their specialized line of thinking (theories and methods) through insights into professional knowledge and paradigms of other disciplines.

The students are capable of

  • interdisciplinary thinking, and recognizing the different aspects of a cross-sectional task, weighing these aspects and reflecting on them holistically;
  • comprehending the relations within their future professional fields with regard to different disciplines as well as societal aspects;
  • describing these relations professionally as well as representing them argumentatively in debate;
  • reflecting the impacts and effects of their professional and societal actions and drawing conclusions from these for their own conduct;
  • developing an understanding for how other disciplines think through interdisciplinary tasks, and acting cooperatively with regard to other cultures and value systems;

The module deals with ideas of International issues and specifically on –the African image and facts. In the process students will answer the following questions

  • What do we ‘understand’ about Africa?
  • What do non-Africans in 'the West' understand as 'Africa'?
  • What do Africans in 'the West' understand as 'Africa'?
  • What distinguishes Africa and African Societies from others?
  1. Narrative interviewing
    • Boyce C.  & Neale P. (2006), Conducting in-depth interviews:- A Guide for Designing and Conducting In-depth Interviews for Evaluation Input, Pathfinder International Tool Series
  2. Content Analysis
    • Krippendorff K. (2019), Content Analysis: An Introduction to Its Methodology, Second Edition, Sage Publications, Inc.
  3. Economics
    • Anievas A. & Nizancioglu K. (2015), How the West Came to Rule: The Geopolitical Origins of Capitalism, Pluto Press
  4. Culture –Institutions, Law, Society, Family, Private life etc.
    • James G. Carrier (2003), Occidentalism Images of the West,

E-Learning / Blended Learning

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Dr. Sabrina EngelmannID: 7720
letzte Änderung: 30.06.2020