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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


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


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


Dr. Meike de Goede

Meike de Goede holds a PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of St Andrews (UK). After completing her studies in African History at Leiden University and Peace and Conflict Studies & Human Rights at Utrecht University, Meike worked for several years inRead More


Inge Ligtvoet MA

Inge Ligtvoet studied African Studies at Leiden University. She graduated in 2011 with her thesis ‘Fear and Faith: Uncertainty, misfortune and spiritual insecurity in Calabar, Nigeria’. She carried out research in Calabar during a seven month fieldwork period in 2010-2011. The thesis addresses the phenomenonRead More


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