Mirjam de Bruijn

 
 

Exhibition of fieldwork photographs, 15 June 2017

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


Mirjam de Bruijn – We should know: #FreeNadjo #FreeSolloh

CTD researcher Mirjam de Bruijn wrote a blog about the silence surrounding the recent arrests of youth leader Palmer Nadjo Kaina (Iyina) and Betrand Solloh in Chad. Who notices these arrests? Why are they relatively silenced?  


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


Rapport du colloque « Société civile et gouvernance » à N’Djaména

– Par Hoinathy Remadji Du 14 au 16 février 2017 s’est tenu, dans les locaux du CEFOD à N’Djamena, le colloque international sur le thème « Société civile et gouvernance ». Organisé par le CRASH, ce colloque s’inscrit dans le cadre du projet de recherche postdoctoral deRead More


Paper – Mobile pastoralists in Central and West Africa: Between conflict, mobile telephony and (im)mobility

CTD project leader Mirjam de Bruijn, PhD researchers Adamou Amadou and Boukary Sangaré, and associate PhD researcher Elie Lewa Doksala wrote the paper ‘Mobile pastoralists in Central and West Africa: between conflict, mobile telephony and (im)mobility’ for The Future of Pastoralism, Revue scientifique et technique (InternationalRead More


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


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


Mirjam de Bruijn, NOS, 23 July 2016

Mirjam de Bruijn on the conflict in Mali on NOS-Radio 1-Journaal (Dutch radio news, 50.00-56.00 min.).