Paper – Mobile pastoralists in Central and West Africa: Between conflict, mobile telephony and (im)mobility

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: between conflict, mobile telephony and (im)mobility’ for The Future of Pastoralism, Revue scientifique et technique (InternationalRead More

International attention for the situation in Anglophone Cameroon

– 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 and Peoples’ Rights, and to the President of the Republic of Cameroon, expressing their utmost concernRead More

Insider’s view: worrying situation in Anglophone Cameroon

– 1 February 2017. Rising tensions in Cameroon have resulted in an Internet blackout in the English-speaking regions of Northwest and Southwest. The authorities ordered the country’s telecommunication providers to shut off Internet connections in response to continuing protests and strike actions against the perceived marginalizationRead More

Mirjam de Bruijn, NPO Radio 1: Bureau Buitenland, 31 January 2017

Last night, Mirjam de Bruijn spoke about the Internet blackout in Anglophone Cameroon in Bureau Buitenland (VPRO, in Dutch). Following increasingly violent protests and strike actions against the perceived marginalization of English and the English-speaking regions Northwest and Southwest, authorities ordered the country’s telecommunication providers to shutRead More

Voice4Thought Festival: People in Motion, 21-25 September 2016

After last year’s successful edition, Voice4Tought is back with its second annual festival, featuring a.o. the artists Valsero (Cameroon), Croquemort (Chad), Amee (Ivory Coast), author Lieve Joris (Belgium), and musician Ernst Jansz (Netherlands). This year’s theme is ‘People in Motion’. In the Netherlands and in Europe, many of the migrants’Read 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

Adamou Amadou MA

Adamou Amadou est détenteur d’un Master en Anthropologie Visuelle de l’Université de Tromso (Norvège) et d’une maîtrise en Droit Public de l’Université de Ngaoundéré (Cameroun). Il est magistrat et est également affilié au programme doctoral « Connecting in Times of Duress » à l’Université de Leiden (Hollande). Son projetRead More

Dr. Souleymane Abdoulaye Adoum

Dr. Abdoulaye Adoum Souleymane defended his dissertation at the Institute for History of Leiden University on 4 July 2017. Originally from Chad, he joined the research programme ‘Connecting in Times of Duress’ in 2013. His subproject is entitled ‘Communication et violences dans le Guéra etRead More

Une semaine: 27 AU 31 JUILLET 2015

– André SHAMBA. Cameroun: En République du Cameroun, le gouvernement a décidé de renforcer la sécurité dans la région de l’Extrême-nord du pays, victime d’une série d’attentats suicides attribués à  L’Etat Islamique en Afrique de l’Ouest l’ex Boko Haram, en envoyant 2.000 soldat supplémentaires, annonce-t-onRead More

Une semaine: 20 AU 29 MAI 2015

– André SHAMBA. LE TCHAD: La République du Tchad a abrité le lundi 25 mai la 16ème session ordinaire des chefs d’Etat de la Communauté économique des Etats de l’Afrique centrale (CEEAC). Les chefs d’Etats et de gouvernements ont statué sur les crises politiques etRead More

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