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Signs, cities, and designs of capacities : the semiotics of road monuments in some Nigerian cities Obododimma Oha 2000 African Anthropologist Nigeria
monument
public art
urban society
The African American factor in the commodification of Ghana's slave castles Brempong Osei-Tutu 2002 Transactions of the Historical Society of Ghana Ghana
slave trade
monument
trading post
Saving Sungbo's Eredo: a challenge to Nigerian archaeologists David A. Aremu 2002 West African journal of archaeology Nigeria
archaeology
monument
fortification
Aksum : an archaeological introduction and guide D. W. Phillipson 2003 Azania Archaeological Research in Africa Ethiopia
monument
cemetery
Setting up a dialogue: monuments as a means of 'writing back' Sabine Marschall 2003 Historia South Africa
monument
public art
Histoire, mémoire, réconciliation en Afrique du Sud : le Monument aux Voortrekkers, cinquante ans plus tard: histoire d'une auto-réconciliation Rehana Vally 2004 Cahiers d'Etudes Africaines South Africa
monument
Voortrekker Monument
Museums, monuments and the politics of memory in post-apartheid South Africa : transforming the simbolic landscape Marc Howard Ross 2005 Studia Africana
Africana studia
South Africa
museum
monument
The Voortrekker Monument heritage site : a new statement of significance Cecilia Kruger 2005 Historia South Africa
monument
Voortrekker Monument
Le site historique d'Abomey entre passé et présent Roberta Cafuri 2005 Benin
monument
museum
Les murs peints de l’Afrique du Sud post-apartheid Élisabeth Deliry-Antheaume 2006 Sociétés & Représentations public art
South Africa
mural
https://doi.org/10.3917/sr.022.0121
African colonial soldiers between memory and forgetfulness : the case of post-colonial Senegal Ruth Ginio 2006 Outre-mers public art
Senegal
monument
soldier
Monument(al) meaning-making: the Ncome monument & its representation of Zulu identity Scott M. Schönfeldt-Aultman 2006 Journal of African Cultural Studies monument
South Africa
Zulu people
museum
Transforming the landscape of memory : the South African commemorative effort in international perspective Sabine Marschall 2006 South African Historical Journal South Africa
monument
Une nouvelle liberté? : art et politique urbaine à Douala (Cameroun) Dominique Malaquais 2006 Afrique & Histoire Cameroon
Douala
public art
La Nouvelle Liberté
monument
From dungeons to dance parties : contested histories of Ghana's slave forts Elizabeth MacGonagle 2006 Journal of Contemporary African Studies Ghana
fortification
monument
Madagascar se souvient : les multiples visages du monument aux morts du Lac Anosy, Antananarivo Eric Jennings 2006 Outre-mers Madagascar
monument
Memories of a lost cause : comparing remembrance of the Civil War by Southerners to the Anglo-Boer War by Afrikaners Jackie Grobler 2006 Historia South Africa
monument
Boer Wars
Afrikaners
Les lieux de mémoire à Mayotte Isabelle Denis 2006 Outre-mers Mayotte
monument
Les passés présents de La Redoute (île de la Réunion) : le militaire, le sportif et le politique Yvan Combeau
Évelyne Combeau-Mari
Prosper Eve
2006 Outre-mers Réunion
monument
The functions of public art in post-apartheid South Africa Annette Sophia Pretorius 2007 South Africa
public art
http://hdl.handle.net/10539/2175
Bamako, Mali: monuments and modernity in the urban imagination Mary Jo Arnoldi 2007 Africa Today Mali
monument
Monumental sculpture and national culture : the construction of the commemorative statue of Mustafa Kamil, 1914-40 Israel Gershoni 2007 The Maghreb review Egypt
monument
Mustafa Kamil
Transforming symbolic identity: wall art and the South African city Sabine Marschall 2008 African Arts South Africa
mural
public art
Pointing to the dead : victims, martyrs and public memory in South Africa Sabine Marschall 2008 South African Historical Journal South Africa
monument
Prompting reflections: an account of the 'Sunday Times' Heritage Project from the perspective of an insider historian Cynthia Kros 2008 Kronos South Africa
monument
private sector
Banda's monuments and the narrativisation of Malawi's history in the post-Banda era Reuben Chirambo 2008 Journal of Social Development in Africa Hastings Banda
Malawi
monument
The Indian War Memorial: national memory and selective forgetting Eric Itzkin 2009 Historia South Africa
monument
"A monument to a tyrant," or reconstructed nationalist memories of the father and founder of the Malawi nation, Dr. H.K. Banda Reuben Chirambo 2009 Africa Today Malawi
monument
Hastings Banda
Urban Claims and Visual Sources in the Making of Dakar's Art World City Joanna Grabski 2009-03
2009
Art Journal Senegal
art
artist
public art
South Africa
"Abracadabrazza" ou le roman du Mémorial Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza Nicolas Martin-Granel 2010 Cahiers d'Etudes Africaines Republic of the Congo
monument
Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza
Private sector involvement in public history production in South Africa: the 'Sunday Times' Heritage Project Sabine Marschall 2010 African Studies Review South Africa
monument
private sector
How to honour a woman : gendered memorialisation in post-apartheid South Africa Sabine Marschall 2010 Critical Arts South Africa
monument
woman
Re-reading the past: monuments, history and representation in short stories by Ivan Vladislavić and Zoe͏̈ Wicomb Sue Kossew 2010 Journal of Southern African Studies South Africa
short story
monument
Zoë Wicomb
Ivan Vladislavic
La tragédie du roi Abdoulaye?: néomodernisme et Renaissance africaine dans le Sénégal contemporain Ferdinand de Jong
Vincent Foucher
2010 Politique africaine Senegal
monument
Abdoulaye Wade
Colonial bones : the 2006 burial of Savorgnan de Brazza in the Congo Florence Bernault 2010 African Affairs Republic of the Congo
monument
colonialism
Quelque chose de pourri dans le post-empire : le fétiche, le corps et la marchandise dans le Mémorial de Brazza au Congo Florence Bernault 2010 Cahiers d'Etudes Africaines Republic of the Congo
monument
Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza
Le Mausolée Brazza, corps mystique de l'État congolais ou corps du "négatif" Joseph Tonda 2010 Cahiers d'Etudes Africaines Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza
Republic of the Congo
monument
An investigation of Zimbabwe's contemporary heritage practices of memorialising war : a case study of the heroes' acres in Matabeleland South Province Blessed Magadzike 2011 public art
Zimbabwe
monument
Matabeleland
cemetery
http://etd.uwc.ac.za/xmlui/handle/11394/5402
Le service des beaux-arts, antiquités et monuments historiques, clef de voûte de la politique patrimoniale française au Maroc sous la résidence de Lyautey (1912-1925) Mylène Théliol 2011 Outre-mers Morocco
monument
Espaces de la mémoire du génocide des Tutsis au Rwanda : mémoriaux et lieux de mémoire Hélène Dumas
Rémi Korman
2011 Afrique contemporaine Rwanda
genocide
monument
Tutsi
Commemorating heroes in Windhoek and Eenhana: memory, culture and nationalism in Namibia, 1990-2010 Heike Becker 2011 Africa Namibia
monument
'Oor monnemente gepraat' : die Campanile in Port Elizabeth Wessel Stolz
Marius Crous
2012 Tydskrif vir Letterkunde South Africa
monument
The history of the Hoba Meteorite Peter E. Spargo 2012 Journal / Namibia Scientific Society Namibia
monument
meteorite
Hoba meteorite
Waking the dead: civilian casualties in the Namibian liberation struggle Martha Akawa 2012 Journal for studies in humanities and social sciences Namibia
monument
Memorial politics: challenging the dominant party's narrative in Namibia Elke Kristine Zuern 2012 Journal of Modern African Studies Namibia
monument
Deutsches koloniales Bauerbe in Namibia heute: Rückblick, Ausblick und Forschung Andreas Vogt 2012 Journal / Namibia Scientific Society Namibia
monument
Street art and the Egyptian Revolution Lina Khatib 2013 Egypt
street art
https://www.iemed.org/observatori-es/arees-danalisi/arxius-adjunts/anuari/iemed-2013/Khatib%20Street%20Art%20Egyptian%20Revolution%20EN.pdf
Postcolonial monuments and public sculpture in Zimbabwe Biggie Samwanda 2013 Zimbabwe
monument
public art
http://hdl.handle.net/10962/d1006825
Inner-city safaris and wild public art Stacey Vorster 2013 Critical Arts South Africa
sculpture
monument
public art
Inner-city safaris and wild public art / Stacey Vorster Stacey Vorster 2013 Critical Arts South Africa
sculpture
monument
The limits of urban heritage tourism in South Africa: the case of Constitution Hill, Johannesburg Clinton David Van der Merwe 2013 Urban Forum South Africa
monument
"These walls belong to everybody" : the graffiti art movement in Dakar Leslie W. Rabine 2014 African Studies Quarterly Senegal
graffiti
http://asq.africa.ufl.edu/files/Volume-14-Issue-3-Rabine.pdf
KLA ART 014, Kampala Contemporary Art Festival : project report KLA ART 014 Committee 2014 arts festival
Uganda
public art
https://klaart.org/2014/KLA_ART_014_Project_Report.pdf
Civilising the Cape : public art exhibitions and Cape visual culture, 1851-1910 Anna Tietze
Nicholas Botha
2014 Journal of Southern African Studies South Africa
art exhibition
public art
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2014.966291
Culture and safety in Douala : the cases of New Bell and Bessengue 2014 public art
Douala
safety
https://snis.ch/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Fornari_WP-Douala-1.pdf
The power of art: public art and safety in Johannesburg Caroline Wanjiku Kihato
Andy Spitz
2014 public art
Johannesburg
safety
https://snis.ch/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Fornari_WP-Joburg-1.pdf
Physical and ephemeral devices for urban security: the case of Luanda Fabio Vanin 2014 public art
Luanda
safety
https://snis.ch/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Fornari_WP-Luanda-1.pdf
Public art in Kampala : unveiling political confusion Dominic Muwanguzi 2015 public art
Uganda
http://asai.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/TTA-EA-010-Muwanguzi.pdf
Engaged ephemeral art : street art and the Egyptian Spring Saphinaz-Amal Naguib 2016 Transcultural Studies Egypt
street art
public art
http://urn.nb.no/URN:NBN:no-62941
Public art in Africa 2016 Douala
public art
biennale
Doual'art
Bamba Merci : the intersections of political and spiritual graffiti in Senegal Laura L. Cochrane 2016 African Identities Senegal
graffiti
public art
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14725843.2015.1100106
Taking the forbidden space : graffiti and resistance in Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia Mulumebet Zenebe 2017 Ethiopia
graffiti
public art
https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004356368_007
North Korean monuments in Southern Africa: legitimizing party rule through the National Heroes' Acres in Zimbabwe and Namibia T. A. van der Hoog 2017 Namibia
Zimbabwe
North Korea
monument
National Heroes Acre
Heroes' Acre
http://hdl.handle.net/1887/52194
Public art in South Africa : bronze warriors and plastic presidents 2017 South Africa
public art

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