Information resources

    This is where you can find our publications (magazines and periodicals, books and films) as well as materials for teaching and religious services, the media centre, our news and information about our specialised library and the research archive.


    Mission 21 communicates information about its work through magazines, other publications and films. You'll find our 'begegnen' (encounter) magazine here, together with the Annual Report and the Financial Report, the current Project Directory, the Women's Letter and circular letters from our international co-workers.

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    Media centre

    Our media centre has the latest media releases from Mission 21, media documentation for downloading and contact details for enquiries from journalists.

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    The latest reports, portraits, and encouraging updates from our projects: visit our News to keep right up to the minute!

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    Our specialised academic library offers the general public an extensive stock of works focusing mainly on ethnology, history and religious studies. We offer advice on literature searches to any interested readers.

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    Research archive

    The impressive research archive of the Basel Mission and Mission 21 contains documents, photographs, maps and plans relating to the history of Mission and cultural history, with some items dating from the early 19th century. It is open to everyone for research purposes.

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    ► Digital photographic collection: "bmarchives"