Based in central Chad, the Walad Djifir are part of extensive socio-economic networks, ranging from very local cattle markets, to Western Unions in Libya, and selling merchandise in the Central African Republic.
Earlier this week, the research report of CTD’s sister project Mobile Money was made public. The Mobile Money research project, directed by CTD researchers Mirjam de Bruijn and Inge Butter, is centred around aRead More
– Max-Landry Kassaï, 11 decembre 2017 (précédemment publié le 11 septembre 2017) Le vandalisme centrafricain est la manifestation de beaucoup d’esprits parmi lesquels on note la haine, la misère, la jalousie, l’incapacité,Read More
Programme Connecting in Times of Duress (CTD) Conference in collaboration with the Festival N’djam s’enflamme en slam N’Djaména, Chad Wednesday 25 October – Saturday 28 October 2017 Tuesday 24 OctoberRead More
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 ECASRead More
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? WhyRead More
We are excited to share below the announcement of the Summer School ‘Migration Memory Under Construction’. The Summer School, jointly organized by the research schools Huizinga and Posthumus, touches on someRead More
The History Institute of Leiden University and the research institute CRASH (Chad) joined hands to organize the end conference of the project ‘Connecting in Times of Duress’ (Leiden University) in the ChadianRead More
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:Read More
– 15 March 2017. The Executive Committee of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) have sent a letter to the UN, the African Commission on Human andRead More
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