Technology and the postcolonial city: anthropological explorations of infrastructures. Mobilities and urbanity in postcolonial Kinshasa (1960-present) KU Leuven
The program aims at establishing a team of researchers who study the ways in which technological infrastructures have been co-producing the postcolonial society in Kinshasa, capital city of the Democratic Republic in Congo (1960-present). In order to understand
- how local and global politics have been determining material forms of technology and technology use in urban Africa since political independence until now
- how ...