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PhD defense Abdoulaye Adoum Souleymane, 4 July 2017

On 4 July 2017, Abdoulaye Adoum Souleymane will defend his dissertation: Communication and Violence in Chad : the case of Moyen-Chari and the Guera (1900-2010) Communication et Violences au Tchad: Le cas du Moyen-Chari et du Guera (1900-2010) The political history of Chad is characterizedRead More


Paper – Mobile pastoralists in Central and West Africa: Between conflict, mobile telephony and (im)mobility

CTD project leader Mirjam de Bruijn, PhD researchers Adamou Amadou and Boukary Sangaré, and associate PhD researcher Elie Lewa Doksala wrote the paper ‘Mobile pastoralists in Central and West Africa: between conflict, mobile telephony and (im)mobility’ for The Future of Pastoralism, Revue scientifique et technique (InternationalRead More


Book chapter – The Routledge Companion to digital ethnography

Mirjam de Bruijn wrote a chapter for The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography, edited by Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway, and Genevieve Bell (New York: Routledge, 2017): ‘Mediated Political Agency in Contested Africa’. From the Introduction of the chapter: “This chapter scrutinizes the role of smallRead 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


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


Dr. Souleymane Abdoulaye Adoum

Dr. Abdoulaye Adoum Souleymane defended his dissertation at the Institute for History of Leiden University on 4 July 2017. Originally from Chad, he joined the research programme ‘Connecting in Times of Duress’ in 2013.  His subproject is entitled ‘Communication et violences dans le Guéra etRead More



Mirjam de Bruijn, The Cipher Brief, 14 October 2015

  Mirjam de Bruijn’s article Transforming Africa under the Expert Commentary section https://www.thecipherbrief.com/article/transforming-africa   Complete feature package on The Rise of Mobile Technology in Africa by The Cipher Brief https://www.thecipherbrief.com/article/rise-mobile-technology-africa    


Tchad : La loi de la honte

Longtemps habitués à gouter à la drogue douce du fatalisme et de laxisme qu’offre le régime sur place, sous-estimés, les jeunes se surestiment à la vitesse de la lumière, en peu de jours seulement. Le Tchad vit la plus grande « défonce » de son histoire socio-économique.Read More


Tchad : des individus plus riches que l’Etat

Octobre 2015, N’Djamena a abrité un séminaire gouvernemental pour examiner un plan d’urgence pour rechercher des voies et moyens de mobiliser les ressources publiques et rationaliser des dépenses de l’Etat tchadien. La déchirure dans les mailles du tissu économique du pays se fait sentir depuisRead More