TOC: Navigating Socialist Encounters: ...Africa and East Germany during the Cold War, ed., Eric Burton, Anne Dietrich, Immanuel R. Harisch, and Marcia C. Schenc

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Navigating Socialist Encounters: Moorings and (Dis)Entanglements between Africa and East Germany during the Cold War

Eric Burton, Anne Dietrich, Immanuel R. Harisch, and Marcia C. Schenck, eds.

De Gruyter Oldenbourg | 2021

https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110623543

Open Access

 

1 Introduction: Moorings and (Dis)Entanglements between Africa and East Germany during the Cold War

Marcia C. Schenck, Immanuel R. Harisch, Anne Dietrich and Eric Burton

           

I Shaping Pioneering Institutions      

 

2 Herder vs. Goethe in Egypt: East and West German Language Courses in Cairo and the Evolution of “German as a Foreign Language” (DaF)

Jörg Depta and Anne-Kristin Hartmetz

 

3 “In the Spirit of Harambee!” Kenyan Student Unions in the German Democratic Republic and Yugoslavia, 1964–68

Christian Alvarado

 

4 Agency and Its Limits: African Unionists as Africa’s “Vanguard” at the FDGB College in Bernau

Eric Angermann

 

5 The Negotiations of the Contract Labor Accord between the GDR and Mozambique

Franziska Rantzsch

 

II Navigating the GDR: Moorings and (Dis)Entanglements

 

6 The Rise and Fall of a Socialist Future: Ambivalent Encounters Between Zanzibar and East Germany in the Cold War

G. Thomas Burgess

 

7 My Impression of the German Democratic Republic [Life Itself Exposes Lies]

J. A. Osei and Immanuel R. Harisch

 

8 Echoes of the Past: The Social Impact of the Returned Labor Migrants from East Germany on the City of Maputo

Fernando Agostinho Machava

 

9 Socialist Encounters at the School of Friendship

Marcia C. Schenck and Francisca Raposo

 

10 Paths Are Made by Walking: Memories of Being a Mozambican Contract Worker in the GDR

Ibraimo Alberto and Marcia C. Schenck

 

III Sourcing Visions of Solidarity     

 

11 So Close, Yet So Far: Ulrich Makosch and the GDR’s Afrikabild on Screen and in Text

George Bodie

 

12 Diaries of Solidarity in the Global Cold War: The East German Friendship Brigades and their Experience in ‘Modernizing’ Angola

Paul Sprute

 

13 Between State Mission and Everyday Life: Private Photographs of East Germans in Mozambique in the 1980s

Katrin Bahr

 

14 A (Post)Socialist Memory Space? East German and Mozambican Memories of Cooperation in Education

Alexandra Piepiorka and Eduardo F. Buanaissa

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