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