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Sun, 13 October 2013, 10 – 18.30h

Oceania Day
An exciting programme for the entire family around Oceania and the special exhibition:
Artist talks in the “Fiji House“, special guided tours, a New Zealand literature performance, Hula workshops, live music by the string band Fasfowod, Samoan language courses and in addition to numerous vending and information stalls in the foyer the famous live documentations by grenzgang.
Advance sale of the live documentations: www.grenzgang.de
Ticket 7 €, reduced 4.50 €


Wed, 16 October 2013, 19h

Public lecture: The Strangeness of Love
Prof Dr Evelyn Heinemann, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, in the “Fiji house“: Prof Dr Heinemann will talk about sexuality and marriage in the matriarchic culture of Palau. Part of the lecture series of the ethnopsychoanalytic working group Köln-Düsseldorf e.V.
Ticket 7 €, reduced 4.50 €

Thu, 31 October 2013, 19.30h

Talk: Koloa: prestigious objects from Tonga
Dr Fanny Wonu Veys, Rijskmuseum Volkenkunde, Leiden
In her presentation, social anthropologist and Oceania expert Dr Veys will look at different types of koloa, traditional and contemporary objects which are exclusively made by women. How do women enhance the prestige of their community through the manufacture and presentation of koloa?
Ticket 6 €, reduced 4 €