Catherina Wilson

 
 

Sapin Makengele

Born in 1980 in Kinshasa, Sapin Makengele is a self-taught Congolese popular painter. Within the CTD research project, he collaborated with PhD researcher Catherina Wilson. He took part in the CTD seminar series and contributed to the CTD conference in N’Djaména, Tchad, a.o. with a public painting performanceRead More


Catherina Wilson – Rumours on the Ubangui

Catherina Wilson’s blog: Rumours on the Ubangui Since time immemorial rumours have connected people. Rumours play different social roles and act as sources of alternative information, both verified and non-verified. They vent potential frustrations, amuse and entertain. Rumours bring people together as well as setRead More



Exhibition of fieldwork photographs, 15 June 2017

Fieldwork photographs of CTD researchers Meike de Goede, Catherina Wilson, and Mirjam de Bruijn and MA student Vera Bakker have been selected for the LeidenGlobal Photo Exhibition Heritage on the Move. The exhibition will travel around the different Faculties of the University in the comingRead More


Being young in times of conflict: Readings from the Central African Republic, 1 June 2017

On Thursday 1 June, 14:00-17:00, the African Studies Centre in Leiden presents the panel discussion and blog reading Being young in times of conflict: Readings from the Central African Republic. The Central African Republic has been characterized by recurrent periods of violent conflict. The 2013Read More


Catherina Wilson, NPO Radio 1, 26 September 2016

Catherina Wilson on the rising tensions in Congo on NPO Radio 1 ‘De Ochtend’ (Dutch)    


Catherina Wilson MA

Catherina Wilson studied African Studies at the Leiden University, where she graduated in 2012. She carried out research in Kisangani, DR Congo, and wrote a thesis entitled ‘The Congolese Yankee: Language and Identity among Youth in Kisangani’. In this work she deals with the waysRead More


Being Young in Times of Duress

Being young in times of duress. A research collaboration between the ASCL and UNICEF in the Central African Republic The ASCL receives funding from the Nationale Postcode Loterij (NPL) through UNICEF Netherlands for a research project in the Central African Republic (CAR). The major partRead More