Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

 

About the subprojects

The Connecting in Times of Duress subprojects have been designed in such a way that they are comparative and complementary. They have a common methodology and cover the historical development of communication innovations which make it possible to compare between various types of relations between duress andRead More


CTD conference in N’Djaména, Chad, 25-28 October 2017

The History Institute of Leiden University and the research institute CRASH (Chad) joined hands to organize the end conference of the project ‘Connecting in Times of Duress’ (Leiden University) in the Chadian capital N’Djaména, 25-28 October 2017. The conference presented and discussed the research findings of the project,Read More


Rapport du colloque « Société civile et gouvernance » à N’Djaména, 14-16 février 2017

– Par Hoinathy Remadji Du 14 au 16 février 2017 s’est tenu, dans les locaux du CEFOD à N’Djamena, le colloque international sur le thème « Société civile et gouvernance ». Organisé par le CRASH, ce colloque s’inscrit dans le cadre du projet de recherche postdoctoral deRead More


Prof. dr. Mirjam de Bruijn – Youth, Media and Protest: Histories of Engaging in Central African politics and social life

Youth, Media and Protest: Histories of Engaging in Central African politics and social life New political and social uprisings in West and Central Africa seem to announce a new era in politics from below in several African countries. In this project I follow some ofRead More


Dr. Jonna Both – Youth in the Aftermath of Conflict: Perspectives from Yumbe District, North-Western Uganda

Youth in the Aftermath of Conflict: Perspectives from Yumbe District, North-Western Uganda While the research takes place in Yumbe District in North Western Uganda, a region beyond the immediate scope of the CTD project, the themes of her research link up with those of theRead More


Adamou Amadou MA – Entre “détresse’’ et l’inter-connectivité: le cas des Mbororo réfugiés sur les frontières Cameroun-Centrafrique

Entre  “détresse’’ et l’inter-connectivité : le cas des Mbororo réfugiés sur les frontières Cameroun-Centrafrique  Between duress and interconnectivity: Mbororo refugees at the Cameroun-CAR border Notre recherche axe sur la situation des Mbororo venus de la République centrafricaine fuyant les  répressions des rebelles et des grandsRead More


Inge Butter MA – Change and continuity within the Walad Djifir’s (inter)national networks

Change and continuity within the Walad Djifir’s (inter)national networks: Connectivity and groundedness amongst nomadic Arabs of Central Chad (working title) The main goal of this ethnography is to analyse the social and economic networks of which the Chadian Walad Djifir are a part, by lookingRead More


Inge Ligtvoet MA – Between expectations and opportunities: urban youth navigating duress in a globalized southern Nigeria

Between expectations and opportunities: urban youth navigating duress in a globalized southern Nigeria This project looks at the ways in which youth in Nigeria navigate their lives in a context of experiencing long-term socioeconomic uncertainty and political insecurity (duress). Key to understanding this navigation, isRead More


Boukary Sangaré MA – Conflit et mobilité dans l’espace Saharo-Sahélien malien

Conflit et mobilité dans l’espace Saharo-Sahélien malien : les médias sociaux chez les éleveurs pasteurs/nomades peuls et Touaregs en question Cette étude a la particularité de s’intéresser à un phénomène nouveau, les médias sociaux dans un contexte de conflit, qui est en train de transformerRead More


Dr. Souleymane Abdoulaye Adoum – Communication et Violences au Tchad : Le cas du Moyen-Chari et du Guera (1900-2010)

Communication et Violences au Tchad: Le cas du Moyen-Chari et du Guera (1900-2010) Communication and Violence in Chad : the case of Moyen-Chari and the Guera (1900-2010) The political history of Chad is characterized by a series of violent crises. From slave raiding  to colonizationRead More