Scholars

photo: Oumou Traoré

photo: Oumou Traoré

Adwoa Owusuaa Bobie

Adwoa Owusuaa Bobie

Adwoa Owusuaa Bobie is a doctoral candidate at the University of Basel, Switzerland, studying Sociology and African studies. Her studies are funded by the Fondation Oumou Dilly and her project topic is “The Contribution of Middle-class to the Development of Fashion in Lagos” more

Aïdas Sanogo

Aidas

Aïdas Sanogo is currently enrolled as a PhD candidate at the Institute of Social Anthropology at the University of Basel. The project she is working on, “Corruption, conflict and cities in West and East Africa” is led by Prof. Till Förster and funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, The Oumou Dilly Foundation and the Forschungsfonds of the University of Basel. more

Amal Adel Abdrabo

Amal Adel Abdrabo

Amal Adel Abdrabo, lecturer in sociology and anthropology at Alexandria University in Egypt, joined the Center for African Studies at Basel University in Switzerland on a six-month postdoc fellowship funded by the Fondation Oumou Dilly (September 2017- February 2018). She is a graduate of Alexandria University in Egypt. more

Calvin Minfegue

Calvin Minfegue

Calvin Minfegue is a doctoral candidate at the Catholic University of Central Africa (Cameroon) – political sociology – and at the University of Grenoble-Alpes (France) – political geography – (2016-2019). His research focuses on a critical examination of the links between territoriality and conflict in border situations from fields of central Africa (border between Cameroon, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea,

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Charles Nomwendé Tiendrebéogo

Charles Nomwendé Tiendrebéogo

Charles Nomwendé Tiendrebéogo est un artiste, titulaire d’une maîtrise en « Master of Art in Theater », spécialisation en Physical Theater à l’Accademia Teatro Dimitri en Suisse Italienne. Il a axé son travail sur le thème suivant : « Recherche sur l’utilisation théâtrale du masque africain » dont l’exposé théorique final a eu lieu en Juin 2017 suivit de la pratique à travers un spectacle solo intitulé « Mea Culpa » en Juin 2018. more

Emma Asige Liaga

Emma Asige Liaga

Emmaculate Asige Liaga is a Doctoral Candidate at the Department of Political Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa (2017-2019).
Her research seeks to investigate the strategies of peacebuilding in South Sudan. The research situates itself within the ‘local turn approach’ debates, more

Fousseyni Touré

Fousseyni Touré

Fousseyni Touré est titulaire d’un diplôme d’études approfondies (DEA) obtenu à l’Institut de Pédagogie Universitaire, IPU (ex ISFRA) de Bamako en 2016. Son sujet de mémoire a porté sur La montée du religieux musulman dans le débat public actuel au Mali. Le cas de SABATI 2012.

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Lerato Posholi

Lerato Posholi

Ms Lerato Posholi is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Researching Education and Labour (REAL Centre), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. She holds an MA in Philosophy from the University of the Witwatersrand. Her current research interests are in curriculum studies, philosophy of education, and epistemology.

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Nestor Zante

Nestor

Nestor Zante est titulaire de deux Masters. Le premier, obtenu à l’université de Ouagadougou, s’intitule « De la maternité subie à la maternité voulue, femme et procréation en milieu rural moaga ». Cette recherche a exploré l’impact du contrôle social sur les logiques de procréation dans ladite communauté. more

Souley Issoufou Mamane Sani

Souley Issoufou Mamne Sani

Souley Issoufou Mamane Sani est un doctorant Nigérien en anthropologie en cotutelle à l’Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (ENSL) et l’Université Abdou Momouni de Niamey (UAM). Sa thèse porte sur un essai clinique randomisé conduit par Epicentre, un centre de recherche épidémiologique crée en 1987 par l’organisation humanitaire Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) more

Tina Goin Lou Virginie Tra

Tina Goin Lou Virginie Tra

Tina Goin Lou Virginie Tra is currently sociologist at Wild Chimpanze Foundation (WCF) in Guinea and associate researcher at Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques in Côte d’Ivoire. She graduated of the University of Basel in Switzerland in 2018 in Social Anthropology. Her Phd thesis entitled „Si nos boeufs pouvaient voler. more

Valentin Bognan Koné

Valentin Bognan Koné

Valentin Bognan Koné is a PhD candidate in Sociology of Health at University Felix Houphouët Boigny in Abidjan; an associated researcher at Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire; a member in the Group of Technology, Nutrition and Quality of Food. more

Victoria Osei-Bonsu

Victoria Osei-Bonsu

I am an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of English of the University of Ghana, Legon, where I teach courses in English Literature. My areas of research interest include Comparative Literature, Postcolonial Literature, Cultural Studies, and Gender Studies. more

Zoumana Sidibé

Zoumana

My name is Zoumana Sidibé, born October 28, 1989 in Bamako, Malian by nationality. I am one of the young photographers of the new generation in Mali. I have been passionate about images and drawings since childhood. I continued this passion by visiting the photo school “Cadre de promotion pour la formation en photographie“ (CFP) more