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03.08.05: The blog has moved to www.antropologi.info/blog/anthropology/, and several broken links have been corrected

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Monday, June 20, 2005, 12:35

Radio interview on African Village/ "Germans&Japanese less sensitive about race"

The African Village at the zoo in Augsburg, Germany is still debated in the international media.

"An African culture festival creates a storm in Germany. Critics say it's like shows in colonial times that degraded Africans. The flap has sparked a broader discussion about racism in Germany, and what it's like to be both dark-skinned and a native German", the National Public Radio (NPR) summarizes the debate around the african village in the zoo in Augsburg. >> listen to the radio report by NPR

On L'express and several other news sites comment the African Village like this: "Germans and Japanese are less sensitive about race in general and about Africa in particular than, say, people in France or the United States, where a significant minority of the population is of African descent >> continue

In Detroit and London: More African Villages in the Zoo
African village in the Zoo: Protest against racist exhibition


Lelo Vocab, Sunday, January 29, 2006, 23:23

very interesting, but not too surprising... this seems one of the cogent differences between France/Germany (see France's riots) and America.

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