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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

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 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

Research in and around Inga – Part 1

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

Old Age in Kinshasa – Part 4.

PHOTOGRAPHING THE BANA LEO SHOWS By Katrien Pype, research professor at IARA (KU Leuven, Belgium) and Fellow at DASA (University of Birmingham) – blog September 2016. This is the final blogpost connected to my research on the lifeworlds of elderly Kinois. The research was funded by a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship (PIOF-GA-2009-252331) and was carried … Continue reading

Old age in Kinshasa – Part 3.

PAPA WEMBA AND THE CONFUSION OF GENERATIONS By Katrien Pype, research professor at IARA (KU Leuven, Belgium) and Fellow at DASA (University of Birmingham) – blog September 2016. This is a 3rd of four blogposts that are connected to my research on the lifeworlds of elderly Kinois. The research was funded by a Marie Curie … Continue reading

Old age in Kinshasa – Part 2.

By Katrien Pype, research professor at IARA (KU Leuven, Belgium) and Fellow at DASA (University of Birmingham) – blog September 2016. This is a 2nd of four blogposts that are connected to my research on the lifeworlds of elderly Kinois. The research was funded by a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship (PIOF-GA-2009-252331) and was carried out … Continue reading

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