connectivity

 
 

Final CTD Conference Report (22-29 October 2017)

The Connecting in Times of Duress research programme presented its results and way forward during this conference in Ndjaména. During the conference the  team members met with senior researchers who were also invited for previous events during the research project  (seminars/ conferences and workshops) andRead More


Central concepts: duress, connectivity, and mobility

Definitions of central concepts: Duress: the internalization of hardship and violence that are a result of oppression, conflict and war and its often long and deep history. Originally a notion from the discipline of jurisprudence, duress (or in French, contrainte), refers to a state inRead More


Introduction to the CTD theme by CTD the project leader Mirjam de Bruijn

After the official opening of the CTD conference, the CTD project leader Mirjam de Bruijn opened the academic programme with an introduction to the theme of the research programme Connecting in Times of Duress, that in the last five years explored how the introduction of ICTs changesRead 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


Mobile Money

This project was centred around a comparative ethnographic study into the usage, perceptions and attitudes towards mobile money in four countries. Click here to read the industry facing report ‘A sense of inclusion. An ethnographic study of the perceptions and attitudes to digital financial services inRead More