Faimau, Gabriel 2017.
Religious testimonial narratives and social construction of identity: insights from prophetic ministries in Botswana. Cogent social sciences, 3: 1-15.
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Faimau, Gabriel and William O. Lesitaokana (eds.) 2018.
New Media and the Mediatisation of Religion. An African Perspective, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
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Helle-Valle, Jo. 2017a.
“Media culture in Africa? A practice-ethnographic approach”, s. 27-46. In Wendy Willems & Winston Mano (red.), Everyday Media Cultures in Africa. Audiences and users. New York: Routledge.
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Helle-Valle, Jo & Axel Borchgrevink. 2018.
“Household histories and methodological triangulation”. Forum for Development Studies, 45 (2): 191-215.
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Pype, Katrien. 2016a.
“Blackberry Girls and (In)Appropriate Calls. Morality, Connectivity and Personhood in Kinshasa’s Mobile Phone Culture” Journal of Religion in Africa 46 (3-4): 390-416.
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Pype, Katrien. 2017a.
"Branhamist Kindoki : Ethnographic Notes on Connectivity, Technology and Urban Witchcraft in Contemporary Kinshasa", pp. 115-144. In K. Rio, M. McCarthy and R. Blanes (eds.), Pentecostalism and Witchcraft. Spiritual Warfare in Africa and Melanesia. London: Palgrave MacMillan.
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Pype, Katrien. 2017c.
"Smartness from Below. Variations on Technology and Creativity in Contemporary Kinshasa", pp. 97-115. In C. C. Mavhunga (ed.), What do Science, Technology, and Innovation Mean from Africa? Cambridge: MIT Press.
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Pype, Katrien. 2018a.
Dead Media Objects and the Experience of the (Once) Modern. Ethnographic Perspectives from the Living Rooms of Kinshasa’s Old Aged, Ethnos, 83(2): 218-236.
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Pype, Katrien. 2018a.
Nzete Ekauka versus the Catholic Church Religious Competition, Media Ban, and the Virgin Mary in Contemporary Kinshasa", pp. 202-228. In Becker, F., J. Cabrita and M. Rodet (eds), Religion, Media, and Marginality, Athens, OH: Ohio University Press.
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Storm-Mathisen, A.(2017)
'Gender representations and identity constructions among young teenagers in Botswana  - exploring the influence of media.' In: D. Lemish and M. Gotz, Eds.: Beyond Stereotypes - Boys, girls and their images. Nordicom.
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Vokes, Richard and Katrien Pype. 2018.
Chronotopes of Media in Sub-Saharan Africa, Ethnos, 83:2, 207-217.
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Faimau, Gabriel. 2017.
The dynamics and digitalisation of religious testimonies: a case of prophetic ministries in Botswana. Anthropology Southern Africa, 40(2): 85-95.
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Helle-Valle, Jo. 2015.
Medieantropologi, Norsk Antropologisk Tidsskrift, 26 (1): 58-76.
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Helle-Valle, Jo. 2017b.
Histories of Letlhakeng village, Botswana. Gaborone: Express Printer.


Helle-Valle, Jo. 2018.
Advocating causal analyses of media and social change by way of social mechanisms. In New Media and Processes of Social Change in Contemporary Africa. P. E. Nielsen, J. Gustafsson & T.Ngomba (eds.). Århus: Nordicom.


Pype, Katrien. 2016b.
“(Not) Talking like a Motorola. Practices of Masking and Unmasking in Kinshasa’s Mobile Phone Culture” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (incorporating Man, 22(3): 633-653.
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Pype, Katrien. 2017b.
“Dancing to the Rhythm of Leopoldville. Nostalgia, Urban Critique and Intergenerational Difference in Kinshasa's TV Music Shows” Journal of African Cultural Studies 29 (2): 158-176.
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Pype, Katrien. 2017d.
“Brokers of Belonging. Elders and Intermediaries in Kinshasa’s Mobile Phone Culture”, pp. 198-219. In From Media Audiences to Users. Everyday Media in Africa, Winston Mano and Wendy Willems (eds.). New York: Routledge.
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Pype, Katrien. 2018b.
“The Devil is in the Rumba Text.” Commenting on Digital Depth, pp. 245-262. In Bruce Mutsvairo (ed.), Palgrave Handbook for Media and Communication Research in Africa. London: Palgrave MacMillan.
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Pype, Katrien. 2018b.
On interference and hotspots. Ethnographic explorations of rural-urban connectivity in and around Kinshasa’s phonie cabins. Académie Royale des Sciences d’Outre-Mer – Mededelingen der Zittingen van de Koninklijke Academie voor Overzeese Wetenschappen.  


Storm-Mathisen, Ardis. 2018.
“Visual Methods in Ethnographic Fieldwork – On Learning From participants in ethnographic fieldwork.” Forum for Development Studies, 45 (2): 261-286.
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Willems, Wendy and Winston Mano 2017. (eds.)
Everyday media culture in Africa: audiences and users. London: Routledge.
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Willems, Wendy and Winston Mano. 2017.
Decolonizing and provincializing audience and internet studies: contextual approaches from African vantage points, pp. 1-26. In: W. Willems and W. Mano (eds.), Everyday media culture in Africa: audiences and users. London: Routledge.
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Relevant articles from our partner researchers:

  • Helle-Valle, Jo 1997.
    Change and Diversity in a Kgalagadi Village, Botswana.
    Oslo: SUM, University of Oslo, Dissertations and Theses, no. 1/97.

  • Helle-Valle, Jo 1999.
    Sexual mores, promiscuity and ‘prostitution’ in Botswana.

    Ethnos, 64: 372-396.

  • Helle-Valle, Jo. 2002.
    Seen From Below: Conceptions of Politics in a Botswana Village.

    Africa, 72 (2): 179-202

  • Helle-Valle, Jo. 2003.
    Social change and sexual mores: a comparison between pre-20th-century Norway and 20th-century Botswana
    History and Anthropology, 14 (4): 327-347.

  • Helle-Valle, Jo. 2004.
    Understanding Sexuality in Africa: Diversity and Contextualised Dividuality, i Arnfred, Signe (red.), Re-thinking Sexualities in Africa.

    Uppsala: NAI, pp. 195-207.

  • Helle-Valle, Jo. 2007.
    Time and media consumption in Norwegian families.

    Oslo: SIFO professional report nr. 2.

  • Helle-Valle, Jo & Dag Slettemeås. 2008.
    ICTs, domestication and language-games: a Wittgensteinian approach to media uses.

    New Media & Society, 10(1): 45-66

  • Helle-Valle, Jo. 2010.
    “Language-games, in/dividuals and media uses: what a practice perspective should imply for media studies”, s. 191-211. I B. Bräuchler & J. Postill (red.)
    Theorising Media and Practice. New York: Berghahn.

  • Helle-Valle, Jo. 2015.
    Norsk Antropologisk Tidsskrift, 26 (1): 58-76.

  • Helle-Valle, Jo. n.d.
    “Media culture in Africa? A practice-ethnographic approach”
    To be published in Wendy Willems & Winston Mano (eds.) From audiences to users: everyday media culture in Africa.