1. About us
The Berlin Society for Mission History was founded in 1994 for the purpose of scientific research in the field of mission history. The Society encourages the dialogue between different scientific disciplines in the research of Africa's, Asia's and the Pacific Region's past and present. The society provides a forum for scientists who make use of mission archives and encourages the debate about mission history between individuals from the northern and southern hemisphere.
At present the society counts 90 members in Germany and abroad, 14 members reside in the Republic of South Africa. The decision making body is the annual general meeting which is convened in Berlin every year. The AGM elects a 10-member board, which meets regularly in the German capital. Membership to the society is open to all interested individuals and parties.