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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


Prof. dr. Mirjam de Bruijn

Mirjam de Bruijn is an anthropologist whose work has a clearly interdisciplinary character with a preference for contemporary history and cultural studies. She focuses on the interrelationship between agency, marginality, mobility, communication and technology. Mirjam is an Africanist with a focus on West and Central Africa. She did,Read More


Dr. Meike de Goede

Meike de Goede holds a PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of St Andrews (UK). After completing her studies in African History at Leiden University and Peace and Conflict Studies & Human Rights at Utrecht University, Meike worked for several years inRead More


Mirjam de Bruijn, The Cipher Brief, 14 October 2015

  Mirjam de Bruijn’s article Transforming Africa under the Expert Commentary section https://www.thecipherbrief.com/article/transforming-africa   Complete feature package on The Rise of Mobile Technology in Africa by The Cipher Brief https://www.thecipherbrief.com/article/rise-mobile-technology-africa    


Mobile Money

This project was centred around a comparative ethnographic study into the usage, perceptions and attitudes towards mobile money in four countries. Click here to read the industry facing report ‘A sense of inclusion. An ethnographic study of the perceptions and attitudes to digital financial services inRead More