Sjoerd Sijsma

Sjoerd Sijsma is a professional film maker and photographer. He trains and coaches the CTD team on audiovisual matters. As member of the team, he will produce a  documentary on ‘the art of communication’, exploring who is allowed to communicate, how and when during times of duress. Together withRead More

About the author: André Shamba

Diplômé (Bac+5) en Sciences de l’Information et de la Communication de l‘Université de Kinshasa en République Démocratique du Congo. Journaliste depuis une douzaine d’années dans la presse écrite, audiovisuelle – dont près  d’une dizaine à la Radio Okapi, la Radio des Nations-Unies cogérée avec laRead More

Panel 4. Duress and (digital) silence

Chair and introduction: Jonna Both Kathrin Heitz-Tokpa – Performing speech and silence in rebel-held Côte d’Ivoire Christian Kitenge Wa Kitenge – Un téléphone mobile sans réseau téléphonique? « Silences » et connexion sous contraintes des problèmes d’infrastructures dans le sud-est du Congo Inge Butter –Read More

Panel 3. Virtual Communities: Resistance

Chair and introduction: Sylvie Ayimpam  Hoinathy Remadji – De la virtualité comme nouveau ressort de la résistance sociale au Tchad? Katrien Pype – Aesthetics of Provocation and Mobilization in the Combattants’ Digital Activism (N)Ethnographic Notes on Media & Conflict Jean Eric Bitang – Réseaux sociauxRead More

Panel 2. Virtual Communities: Empowerment

Chair and introduction: Marie-Soleil Frère Sylvie Ayimpam & Olivier Kahol – Se connecter par la mobilité de l’argent : contraintes et usages du Mobile Banking dans le petit commerce à distance Michel Bisa Kibul & Sylvie Ayimpam – Un contexte de contrainte par excellence ?Read More

Welcome to the CTD Conference live blog!

The live blog covered the events of the CTD end conference and the festival N’djam s’enflamme en slam, who took place in N’Djamena between the 23rd and the 29th of October 2017. The two events happened simultaneously and were an extraordinary chance for an exchange between academiaRead More

PhD defense Souleymane Abdoulaye Adoum, 4 July 2017

On 4 July 2017, Souleymane Abdoulaye Adoum will defend his dissertation: Communication and Violence in Chad : the case of Moyen-Chari and the Guera (1900-2010) Communication et Violences au Tchad: Le cas du Moyen-Chari et du Guera (1900-2010) The political history of Chad is characterizedRead More

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

Book chapter – The Routledge Companion to digital ethnography

Mirjam de Bruijn wrote a chapter for The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography, edited by Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway, and Genevieve Bell (New York: Routledge, 2017): ‘Mediated Political Agency in Contested Africa’. From the Introduction of the chapter: “This chapter scrutinizes the role of smallRead 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

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.