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Mirjam de Bruijn – Counter Voices in Africa

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


Catherina Wilson – Rumours on the Ubangui

Catherina Wilson’s blog: Rumours on the Ubangui Since time immemorial rumours have connected people. Rumours play different social roles and act as sources of alternative information, both verified and non-verified. They vent potential frustrations, amuse and entertain. Rumours bring people together as well as setRead 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


Video: Carl Schlettwein lecture at ECAS, 28 June 2017

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


Mirjam de Bruijn, NOS, 30 may 2016

Interview with prof. Mirjam de Bruin at NOS Met het Oog Op Morgen on the topic of Chad and former dictator Hissène Habré. (DUTCH radio)