Category: Researchers || Chercheurs

Yanis Mokri – PhD student

Yanis Mokri is a PhD student in archaeology conducting research in the Tana Delta (Kenya). Originally from Paris (France), he studies at Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne University and is affiliated with the Department of Archaeology at...

Vincent Sima Olé – Intern

Vincent Sima Ole is IFRA’s intern and comes both from Paris (France) and Libreville (Gabon). He is a Master’s student in Political Science at SciencesPo Paris, specializing in comparative politics on sub-Saharan Africa. He is...

Marie-Aude Fouéré – Director

Marie-Aude Fouéré is a social and political anthropologist interested in collective memories and the uses of the past, nationalism and African socialism, and political languages. She mainly works in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar. She was IFRA’s...

Chloé Josse-Durand – Deputy Director

Chloé Josse-Durand is a political scientist; she has been IFRA’s Deputy Director since January 2017. She pursued her PhD at Les Afriques dans le Monde, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux, analyzing the political dynamics related to...

Maëline Le Lay

Maëline Le Lay is specialised in African literatures. Her research deals with theatre, performing arts and literature in DR Congo and Africa of the Great Lakes Region (DR Congo, Rwanda, Burundi) in the contemporary...

Marie-Emmanuelle Pommerolle

Marie-Emmanuelle Pommerolle is a political scientist from University Paris 1- Panthéon Sorbonne studying collective mobilizations, elections and power relations in sub-Saharan Africa; she is a member of IMAF research unit (Institut des mondes africains)...

Nathaniel Gernez

Nathaniel Gernez est docteur en Anthropologie et bénéficiaire d’une bourse de mobilité FMSH-IFRA Nairobi pour un séjour de recherche de fin août à début décembre 2017. Ses recherches portent sur les pratiques plurilingues en...

Francesca Di Matteo

Francesca Di Matteo was a research fellow at IFRA until July 2016. She holds a Master’s Degree in Politics and Development in Africa from SciencesPo Bordeaux (France) and a degree in International Relations (Political...

Carla Bocchetti

Carla Bocchetti holds a PhD from the University of Warwick and is a researcher at IFRA working on Africa and Global History. She is the focal point in Nairobi of the project GLOBAFRICA, an...

Sylvain Racaud

Maître de conférences, Département de Géographie, Université Bordeaux Montaigne Sylvain Racaud est docteur en géographie. Il a soutenu sa thèse en 2013 à l’Université Toulouse-Jean Jaurès du Mirail et a été pensionnaire scientifique de...