marginalization

 
 

Leonie Meester

Leonie Meester is a research master student in African Studies at Leiden University. For her Master’s thesis she interprets the intersection between youth, the social medium Facebook and activism for political change in Cameroon. For this research project Leonie spent time in Cameroon during 2011-2012.Read More


Mirjam de Bruijn, NPO Radio 1: Bureau Buitenland, 31 January 2017

Last night, Mirjam de Bruijn spoke about the Internet blackout in Anglophone Cameroon in Bureau Buitenland (VPRO, in Dutch). Following increasingly violent protests and strike actions against the perceived marginalization of English and the English-speaking regions Northwest and Southwest, authorities ordered the country’s telecommunication providers to shutRead More


Dr. Jonna Both

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