Category: Researchers || Chercheurs

Marie-Aude Fouéré – Director

Marie-Aude Fouéré is a social and political anthropologist researching on collective memories and the uses of the past; ethnicity, nation and race; and African socialism. She mainly works in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar. She was IFRA’s...

Maëline Le Lay

Maëline Le Lay is specialised in African literatures. Her research deals with theatre, performing arts and literature in the Great Lakes Region (eastern DR-Congo, Rwanda, Burundi) today. She is interested in the interactions between...

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 1 Panthéon Sorbonne University and is affiliated with the Department of Archaeology at the...

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-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...

Jean-Philippe Brugal

Jean-Philippe Brugal is a CNRS senior researcher in paleontology and archeozoology. He works on Pleistocene large mammal from archeological and paleontological sites in South-Western Europe and Eastern Africa. He has been involved in various...