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Please note change of venue to

Mecumstraße 10, 40223 Düsseldorf (Bilk)
Room 208 or 209, 2nd floor

This red brick building, formerly used by Barmer, is near the bus stop “Feuerbachstraße” on the bus routes 780, 782 and 785, which go from Heinrich-Heine-Allee towards Erkrath, Solingen or Langenfeld. It is 350 metres’ walk (5 minutes) along Fruchtstraße from the metro and tram stop “Karolingerplatz”. From the mainline station, take tram 704 to Karolingerplatz.
Limited parking might be possible along Feuerbachstraße.

From March 26th on, meetings will start at 16:30!

Our new building closes at 18:30 on Saturday evenings. Therefore meetings will start one hour earlier.

Land of punt, not pirates

Saturday, 16 February 2013, 17:30h

Somalia in the 1980s

When Lesley Anne Osborne spent 3 years in Somalia, it was suffering the aftermath of the Ogaden wars with Ethiopia. Borders, agreed upon by the colonial powers after the construction of the Suez Canal and partitioning of the previously free Horn of Africa, basically ignored ethnic, cultural, historical and religious groups' natural lines.

Venue

Room 306 (Club Room, 3rd floor), ‘Die Brücke’
Kasernenstraße 6, 40213 Düsseldorf