Cameroon

 
 

Publication of the Mobile Money research report

Earlier this week, the research report of CTD’s sister project Mobile Money was made public. The Mobile Money research project, directed by CTD researchers Mirjam de Bruijn and Inge Butter, is centred around a comparative ethnographic study into the usage, perceptions and attitudes towards mobile money in four countries.Read More


Adamou Amadou, “Un chercheur apprenti slameur”

In the last day of the CTD conference, the CTD researcher Adamou Amadou shared a beautiful slam piece on the research programme. This short piece was more than just a closing word – it was a way to express the hope that the collaboration betweenRead More


“Slam & Eve”: Les slamazones prennent le pouvoir le temps d’une soirée

Par Rolland Albani, SAO magazine, 30 Octobre 2017 Officiellement clôturé hier avec la finale de la coupe de slam, les invités et la team d’organisation de la 4ème édition du festival international N’Djam s’enflamme en Slam se sont retrouvés le dimanche 29 octobre 2017 auRead More


Vera Bakker

Vera Bakker is a research master student in African Studies at the African Studies Centre in Leiden. She holds a bachelor degree in Social Psychology from the University of Amsterdam and has a Msc in Cultural Anthropology and Sociology from the Leiden University. Vera’s fieldsRead More


Eefje Gilbert

Eefje Gilbert is a research master student in African Studies at Leiden University. For her Master’s thesis she takes a look at networks of (dis)connection surrounding the new deepsea harbour in Kribi, Cameroon. For this research project she spent four months in Cameroon during theRead More


Leonie Meester

Leonie Meester is a research master student in African Studies at Leiden University. For her Master’s thesis she interprets the intersection between youth, the social medium Facebook and activism for political change in Cameroon. For this research project Leonie spent time in Cameroon during 2011-2012.Read More


Panel 5. Remembering in Generations

Chair: Meike de Goede Vera Bakker – Telling (his)stories through photographs in times of duress: A Cameroonian case study Godwin Gham Nyinchiah & Walter Nkwi – Bamenda Again!: Strikes, Social Media and Duress in Anglophone Cameroon, 2016-2017 Souleymane Abdoulaye Adoum – Des récits historiques au détour des violencesRead More


Panel 4. Duress and (digital) silence

Chair and introduction: Jonna Both Kathrin Heitz-Tokpa – Performing speech and silence in rebel-held Côte d’Ivoire Christian Kitenge Wa Kitenge – Un téléphone mobile sans réseau téléphonique? « Silences » et connexion sous contraintes des problèmes d’infrastructures dans le sud-est du Congo Inge Butter –Read More


Panel 3. Virtual Communities: Resistance

Chair and introduction: Sylvie Ayimpam  Hoinathy Remadji – De la virtualité comme nouveau ressort de la résistance sociale au Tchad? Katrien Pype – Aesthetics of Provocation and Mobilization in the Combattants’ Digital Activism (N)Ethnographic Notes on Media & Conflict Jean Eric Bitang – Réseaux sociauxRead More


Mirjam de Bruijn, NPO Radio 1: dit is de nacht, 10 oktober 2017

Mirjam de Bruijn on the worrying situation in Cameroon in Dit is de Nacht, NPO Radio 1, last week.