Mirjam de Bruijn
Mirjam de Bruijn’s blog: Counter Voices in Africa Having been refused a filming permit to make a documentary about the Fulani nomads in Chad, Mirjam de Bruijn and cameraman Sjoerd Sijsma had to chang their plan. The Arab spring has not( yet) arrived in Chad andRead More
Didier Lalaye, a.k.a. Croquemort, is a slam artist from Chad. His music of social and political protest has inspired a new slam generation in Chad, and is recognised internationally in and outside of Africa. After the release of his last album “Apprenons à les comprendre”Read More
Sjoerd Sijsma is a professional film maker and photographer. He trains and coaches the CTD team on audiovisual matters. As member of the team, he will produce a documentary on ‘the art of communication’, exploring who is allowed to communicate, how and when during times of duress. Together withRead More
Mirjam de Bruijn on the worrying situation in Cameroon in Dit is de Nacht, NPO Radio 1, last week.
Last June, CTD project leader Mirjam de Bruijn delivered the Carl Schlettwein Lecture Digitalisation and the Field of African Studies to a packed house at the 7th European Conference on African Studies ECAS 2017 (28 June – 1 July 2017 in Basel). Mirjam’s lecture can now be viewedRead More
The 7th European Conference on African Studies ECAS 2017 is taking place 28 June – 1 July 2017 in Basel. This year’s theme: Urban Africa – Urban Africans: New Encounters of the Rural and the Urban. The Centre for African Studies Basel and the SwissRead More
Fieldwork photographs of CTD researchers Meike de Goede, Catherina Wilson, and Mirjam de Bruijn and MA student Vera Bakker have been selected for the LeidenGlobal Photo Exhibition Heritage on the Move. The exhibition will travel around the different Faculties of the University in the comingRead More