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The Congo Research Network (CRN) is a community of researchers working on DR Congo and its diaspora across the Humanities
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« Polisi Siku Kwa Siku », everyday policing in the DRC (English and French versions) – Part 1.

This is the first installment of a three-blog series written by Robert Njangala, Josaphat Musamba and Michel Thil, in the framework of the Dutch-funded pilot project “Polisi Siku Kwa Siku” (La police au quotidien) ENGLISH VERSION (French version below) According to the first World Internal Security Police Index (WISPI) of 2016 published this year, an … Continue reading

Lecture series by Pr. Nancy R. Hunt at UCL, Belgium, 6-10 November 2017.

Texte français ci-dessous: Anthropology & Congolese Histories : Reflections on Mixtures, Methods, Effects, and Forms. UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve, auditoire Leclercq, 6-10 November 2017, 2-5 PM. This seminar will examine Congolese ethnographies and historiography with a wide lens, considering work since the days of Mary Douglas and Jan Vansina in the 1950s and in light of the … Continue reading

Congo Research Network Conference 2018. Congolese Studies: Past, Present, Future

The Congo Research Network is organising its fourth international conference, to be held at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford on 26-27 April 2018. The conference aims to bring together junior and senior scholars across the humanities and social sciences, sharing a common interest in the DRC. It specifically aims to provide space for interdisciplinary … Continue reading

Medical technologies in postcolonial Kikwit – Part 4.

During the following four weeks (Feb 19-March 12 2017) Trisha Phippard, a doctoral researcher at the Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa (IARA) at KU Leuven University (Belgium), will be sharing some reflective notes about her field research in and around Kikwit. This doctoral project is embedded in a larger research project dealing with technology cultures in … Continue reading

Medical technologies in postcolonial Kikwit – Part 3.

During the following four weeks (Feb 19-March 12 2017) Trisha Phippard, a doctoral researcher at the Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa (IARA) at KU Leuven University (Belgium), will be sharing some reflective notes about her field research in and around Kikwit. This doctoral project is embedded in a larger research project dealing with technology cultures in … Continue reading

Medical technologies in postcolonial Kikwit – Part 2.

During the following four weeks (Feb 19-March 12 2017) Trisha Phippard, a doctoral researcher at the Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa (IARA) at KU Leuven University (Belgium), will be sharing some reflective notes about her field research in and around Kikwit. This doctoral project is embedded in a larger research project dealing with technology cultures in … Continue reading

Medical technologies in postcolonial Kikwit – Part 1.

During the following four weeks (Feb 19-March 12 2017) Trisha Phippard, a doctoral researcher at the Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa (IARA) at KU Leuven University (Belgium), will be sharing some reflective notes about her field research in and around Kikwit. This doctoral project is embedded in a larger research project dealing with technology cultures in … Continue reading

Research in and around Inga – Part 4.

During the following four weeks (Jan 20-Feb 13 2017) Barbara Carbon, a doctoral researcher at the Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa (IARA) at KU Leuven University (Belgium), will be sharing some reflective notes about her field research in and around the Inga dam. This doctoral project is embedded in a larger research project dealing with technology cultures … Continue reading

Research in and around Inga – Part 3.

During the following four weeks (Jan 20-Feb 10 2017) Barbara Carbon, a doctoral researcher at the Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa (IARA) at KU Leuven University (Belgium), will be sharing some reflective notes about her field research in and around the Inga dam. This doctoral project is embedded in a larger research project dealing with technology cultures … Continue reading

Research in and around Inga – Part 2.

During the following four weeks (Jan 20-Feb 10 2017) Barbara Carbon, a doctoral researcher at the Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa (IARA) at KU Leuven University (Belgium), will be sharing some reflective notes about her field research in and around the Inga dam. This doctoral project is embedded in a larger research project dealing with technology cultures … Continue reading

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