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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


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


Inge Ligtvoet – Fieldwork Photo Story: Nigeria, 2014-2015

I conducted one year of field research in Nigeria from February 2014. It was a very intense year for Nigeria and so it became a very intense year for me in the field. Boko Haram became more violent and omnipresent in Nigerian media. And afterRead More