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
Jonna Both started working in March 2015 as a postdoctoral researcher within the VICI project ‘Connecting in Times of Duress’ of professor Mirjam de Bruijn. For her BA she studied African Languages and Cultures at Leiden University from 2003-2006 and specialized in African History. She also followed a fewRead More
Catherina Wilson studied African Studies at the Leiden University, where she graduated in 2012. She carried out research in Kisangani, DR Congo, and wrote a thesis entitled ‘The Congolese Yankee: Language and Identity among Youth in Kisangani’. In this work she deals with the waysRead More
Mirjam de Bruijn on the conflict in Mali on NOS-Radio 1-Journaal (Dutch radio news, 50.00-56.00 min.).