Bruijn, M.E. de & Osaghae, E. (October 2011) ‘Conflict Mobility and the Search for Peace in Africa’, in: J. Abbink & M.E. de Bruijn (eds.) Land, Law and Politics in Africa: Mediating Conflict and Reshaping the State, Leiden: Brill
Bruijn, M.E. de, Oostrum, K. van, Obono, O., Oumarou A. & D. Bureima (2011) ‘Mobilités nouvelles et insécurités dans les sociétés nomades Fulb’e (Peules): Etude de plusieurs pays en Afrique centrale de l’Ouest (Niger-Nigeria)’, (also English translation), Project Report.
Bruijn, M.E. de, Oostrum, K. van & S. Sijsma (2011) ‘Drift Away, Fulbe, New Mobilities and New Insecurities in Niger and Nigeria’ Support film for research projects: NOVIB/ASC/Eyeses
Bruijn, M.E. de & S. Sijsma (2011) ‘Connecting Dreams: Life stories, Crossing Borders and New ICT’, documentary: ASC/Eyeses
Mirjam de Bruijn, Francis Nyamnjoh & Inge Brinkman (eds.) (2009) Mobile Phones: The New Talking Drums of Everyday Africa, Bamenda/Leiden: Langaa Publishers/African Studies Centre.
Paddy Scannell (2011): Less Walk More Talk: How Celtel and the Mobile Phone Changed Africa, by Russell Southwood SMS Uprising: Mobile Activism in Africa, edited by Sokari Ekina Mobile Phones: The New Talking Drums of Everyday Africa, edited by Mirjam de Bruijn, Francis Nyamnjoh and Inge Brinkman, Popular Communication, 9:2, 159-163.
Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol & Adela Ros Híjar (eds.) (2009), Communication Technologies in Latin America and Africa: A multidisciplinary perspective, Barcelona: IN3. (Contributions by team members)
Inge Brinkman, ‘Changing concerns, changing messages: UPA pamphlets and politics in Northern Angola, 1960-62’, in Joseph Miller, David Birmingham and Philip Havik (eds.), edition in honour of Jill Dias, Portuguese Studies Review (fc 2011).
Inge Brinkman, Siri Lamoureaux, Daniela Merolla and Mirjam de Bruijn (2010) ‘Local stories, global discussions: websites, politics and identity in African contexts’. In: Herman Wasserman (ed), Popular Media, Democracy and Development in Africa, Routledge 2010.
Mirjam de Bruijn (2009) ‘Chapter 6: Africa connects: Mobile communication and social change in the margins of African society. The example of the Bamenda Grassfields, Cameroon’. In Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol & Adela Ros Híjar (eds.) Communication Technologies in Latin America and Africa: A multidisciplinary perspective, Barcelona: IN3.
Inge Brinkman and Silvia Alessi (2009) ‘Chapter 7: From “lands at the end of the earth” to “lands of progress”? Communication and mobility in South Eastern Angola’. In Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol & Adela Ros Híjar (eds.) Communication Technologies in Latin America and Africa: A multidisciplinary perspective, Barcelona: IN3.
Siri Lamoureaux (2009) ‘Chapter 8: Imagined connectivity, poetic text-messaging and appropriation in Sudan’. In Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol & Adela Ros Híjar (eds.) Communication Technologies in Latin America and Africa: A multidisciplinary perspective, Barcelona: IN3.
Mirjam de Bruijn, Inge Brinkman, Hisham Bilal and Peter Taban Wani (2008) ‘The Nile Connection. Effects and Meaning of the Mobile Phone in a (Post)War Economy in Karima, Khartoum and Juba, Sudan.’
Silvia Alessi, an MA student from the University of Florence, carried out research on war and mobility in Angola. Her thesis (in Italian), entitled ‘I percorsi della fuga e le dinamiche del ritorno: rifugiati e IDPs nel contesto angolano’ (Flight Patters and Return Dynamics: Refugees and IDPs in the Angolan Context). In it she stresses that any intervention should take the cultural and historical heritage of Angola’s people into account.
Hanneke Post, a PhD student at Wageningen University wrote her MA thesis on ICTs in Mali. Her thesis is entitles, ‘The appropriation of ICT in a network of rural collectivities‘.
Nixon Takor Kahjum, an MA student from the ASC/University of Leiden, wrote his MA thesis on ‘Bush trade’. His thesis is entitled; ‘Trading in a traffic island’: The Cameroon-Nigeria ‘Bushtrade’.
Jonna Both, a former MA student from the ASC/University of Leiden, carried out research in Chad. Her thesis is entitled; ‘Navigating the urban landscapes of uncertainty and human anchorage: girl migrants in N’Djamena’.
Siri Lamoureaux wrote the MA thesis (ASC/Leiden University) ‘Message in a mobile: Mixed-messages, tales of missing, and mobile communities at the University of Khartoum’.
On 5 September 2008 Mirjam de Bruijn pronounced her inaugural lecture:
– ‘The Telephone Has Grown Legs’: Mobile Communication and Social Change in the Margins of African Society: Lecture De Bruijn Eng
– In Dutch: ‘De telefoon heeft benen gekregen’: Mobiele communicatie en sociale veranderingen in de marges van Afrika: Lecture DeBruijn Ned
With this inaugral lecture, Mirjam officially started her tasks as Professor of Contemporary History and Anthropology of West and Central Africa at the Faculty of Arts at Leiden University.
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Information Economy Report 2010- ICTs, Enterprises and Poverty Alleviation, United Nations, New York/Geneva 2010.