Inge Ligtvoet

 
 

Book chapter: Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence

Meike de Goede and Inge Ligtvoet wrote a chapter for Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence, edited by Althea-Maria Rivas and Brendan Ciaran Browne (Bristol, Policy Press). The chapter is titled ‘Fields of Insecurity: Responding to Flows of Information’. This chapter focuses on the impactRead More


Inge Ligtvoet – Divine Connections

Inge Ligtvoet’s blog: Divine Connections Follow Inge’s research endeavours in Nigeria  as she tries to navigate new dynamics, both online and off-line, to try and understand how political mobilization has changed with access to social media on mobile phones. Is this leading to the formation of newRead More


Methodologies: information biography

The increasing appropriation of the internet and smartphones, and social media in particular, have arguably altered everyday praxis and social structure in Central African societies. This phenomenon demands new methodologies. CTD researchers Inge Ligtvoet and Mirjam de Bruijn have introduced the concept of information biographies:Read More


Cultural programme CTD Conference: art, film, music & discussion

During the CTD conference, Connecting in Times of Duress presents a cultural programme in collaboration with the Festival N’Djam s’enflamme en slam. This programme consists of the art exhibition ‘Vivre sous contrainte / Living under duress’, a film screening of Wùlu (2016) at cinema Le Normandie,Read More


Social Media in Africa Symposium, University of Edinburgh, 26-27 April 2017

Inge Ligtvoet presented the paper ‘Information biographies: a proposal/method to discover the world beyond the hashtag’ (co-author Mirjam de Bruijn) at the Social Media in Africa Symposium at the University of Edinburgh on 26 April 2017. Read the abstract below: Information biographies: a proposal/method to discover theRead More