Birgit Meyer’s Exploration of Forces in Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts as a DFG Fellow at Hamburg University

12 April, 2024

In the upcoming summer semester Birgit Meyer is a fellow in the DFG-sponsored Kollegforschergruppe Imaginarien der Kraft – Imaginaria of Force- at Hamburg University. This multidisciplinary, long term program explores “force” through the vector of subsequent topics. This year’s theme is latency:

The project Meyer will be working on during her fellowship is: Imaginaries of Forces in Colonial and Postcolonial Interfaces: the Legba-Dzoka Collection in the Übersee-Museum Bremen. For more information see: