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CTD end conference in N’Djaména, Chad, 23-28 October 2017

The History Institute of Leiden University and the research institute CRASH (Chad) join 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 presents and discusses the research findingsRead More


Tchad : Un nouveau mouvement citoyen déchaîne la chronique

– Deuhb Emmanuel Zyzou, 17 janvier 2017. Mouvement pour l’Eveil Citoyen en abrégé MECI, une plate-forme regroupant personnalités politiques, acteurs de la société civile et journalistes déchaîne la chronique depuis quelques semaines au Tchad. Crée à la surprise de la majorité des tchadiens le 29Read More


Paper – Ambiguities of oppression: Engaged Chadian artist’s itinerary towards success

Mirjam de Bruijn and Chadian slam artist Didier Lalaye (aka Croquemort) wrote a paper together for the volume ‘Digital activism in the Social Media Era. Critical Reflections on Emerging Trends in sub-Saharan Africa’, edited by Bruce Mutsvairo. In ‘Ambiguities of oppression: Engaged Chadian artist’s itineraryRead More


Call for papers CTD end conference 2017 [Closed]

The call for papers is now closed. The History Institute of Leiden University and CRASH[1] invite you to the end conference of the research programme Connecting in Times of Duress, to take place 25-28 October 2017 in N’Djaména, Chad. Connecting in Times of Duress, aRead More


Appel à communication CTD conférence finale 2017 [Fermé]

L’appel à communications est désormais fermé. L’Institut d’Histoire de l’Université de Leiden et le CRASH[1] vous invitent à la conférence finale du programme de recherche : Se Connecter en Temps de Contrainte (Connecting in Times of Duress). Ladite conférence aura lieu du 25 au 28 octobreRead More


N’Djamena, théâtre de toutes les colères

Un calme précaire est revenu à N’Djamena après un début de mois de septembre bien mouvementé par des manifestations de tous bords, que ce soit ici à la capitale, comme dans les autres villes du Tchad. N’Djamena fut le théâtre d’un mouvement d’humeur hors duRead More


Voice4Thought Festival: People in Motion, 21-25 September 2016

After last year’s successful edition, Voice4Tought is back with its second annual festival, featuring a.o. the artists Valsero (Cameroon), Croquemort (Chad), Amee (Ivory Coast), author Lieve Joris (Belgium), and musician Ernst Jansz (Netherlands). This year’s theme is ‘People in Motion’. In the Netherlands and in Europe, many of the migrants’Read More


Prof. dr. Mirjam de Bruijn

Mirjam de Bruijn is an anthropologist whose work has a clearly interdisciplinary character with a preference for contemporary history and cultural studies. She focuses on the interrelationship between agency, marginality, mobility, communication and technology. Mirjam is an Africanist with a focus on West and Central Africa. She did,Read More


Jonna Both MA

Jonna Both started working in March 2015 as a postdoctoral  researcher within the VICI project ‘Connecting in Times of Duress’ of professor Mirjam de Bruijn. For her BA she studied African Languages and Cultures at Leiden University from 2003-2006 and specialized in African History. She also followed a fewRead More


Inge Butter MA

Inge Butter started her PhD research project in March 2011. The objective of this research is to gain an understanding of the reasons and ways in which Chadians (re)construct their identities while finding a means of belonging to the (insecure) society around them. The focusRead More