Patrice Toé
Professeur titulaire Université Nazi BONI de Bobo-Dioulasso (UNB)
Ludovic Ouhonyioué Kibora
Directeur de recherche Centre national de la recherche scientifique et technologique (Burkina Faso)
Marcia Tiede
Cataloger of Africana Northwestern University
Rosa De Jorio
Professor Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work University of North Florida
Joseph Hellweg
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF RELIGION FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY
William G. Moseley
Professor of Geography Macalester College and MANSA President-elect
Sten Hagberg
Professor in cultural anthropology and MANSA President Uppsala University
Baba Coulibaly
General Director Institut des Sciences Humaines
About Us

Why attend this Conference

Towards a decolonization of knowledges in West Africa: history, actors, and productions More than sixty years after the national independences and political decolonization formally speaking, West African States are still struggling on how to “decolonize” and to “africanize” society and culture. Today, decolonization has experienced a strong renaissance as a political and intellectual project in […]

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June 26, 2024 9:00 am - 10:30 am Grand Hall

Opening / Ouverture

Opening / Ouverture

Baba Coulibaly General Director / Institut des Sciences Humaines
Sten Hagberg Professor in cultural anthropology and MANSA President / Uppsala University
William G. Moseley Professor of Geography / Macalester College and MANSA President-elect
June 26, 2024 10:30 am - 11:00 am Restaurant

Coffee break / Pause-café

Coffee break / Pause-café

June 26, 2024 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Grand Hall

Session plénière 1 / Plenary session 1

Session plénière 1 (4 communications)

June 26, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Restaurant

Pause déjeuner / Lunch break

Pause déjeuner / Lunch break

June 26, 2024 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm FlexTrack

Session parallèle 1 / Parallel session 1

Session parallèle 1 (12 communications)

June 26, 2024 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Restaurant

Coffee break / Pause-café

Coffee break / Pause-café

June 26, 2024 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Grand Hall

Session plénière 2 / Plenary session 2

Session plénière 2 (table-ronde sur la MANSA)

June 27, 2024 8:30 am - 10:30 am FlexTrack

Session parallèle 2 / Parallel session 2

Session parallèle 2 (12 communications)

June 27, 2024 10:30 am - 11:00 am Restaurant

Coffee break / Pause-café

Coffee break / Pause-café

June 27, 2024 11:00 am - 1:00 pm FlexTrack

Session parallèle 3 / Parallel session 3

Session parallèle 3 (12 communications)

June 27, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Restaurant

Pause déjeuner / Lunch break

Pause déjeuner / Lunch break

June 27, 2024 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm FlexTrack

Session parallèle 4/ Parallel session 4

Session parallèle 4 (12 communications)

June 27, 2024 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Restaurant

Coffee break / Pause-café

Coffee break / Pause-café

June 27, 2024 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Grand Hall

Session plénière 3 / Plenary session 3

Session plénière 3 (table-ronde sur les femmes – Hagberg)

Sten Hagberg Professor in cultural anthropology and MANSA President / Uppsala University
June 28, 2024 5:00 am - 6:30 pm Grand Hall

Session plénière 4 / Plenary session 4

Session plénière 4 (Assemblée générale de la MANSA)

Baba Coulibaly General Director / Institut des Sciences Humaines
Marcia Tiede Cataloger of Africana / Northwestern University
Sten Hagberg Professor in cultural anthropology and MANSA President / Uppsala University
William G. Moseley Professor of Geography / Macalester College and MANSA President-elect
June 28, 2024 8:30 am - 10:30 am FlexTrack

Session parallèle 5/ Parallel session 5

Session parallèle 5 (12 communications)

June 28, 2024 10:30 am - 11:00 am Restaurant

Coffee break / Pause-café

Coffee break / Pause-café

June 28, 2024 11:00 am - 1:00 pm FlexTrack

Session parallèle 6/ Parallel session 6

Session parallèle 6 (12 communications)

June 28, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Restaurant

Pause déjeuner / Lunch break

Pause déjeuner / Lunch break

June 28, 2024 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm FlexTrack

Session parallèle 7/ Parallel session 7

Session parallèle 7 (12 communications)

June 28, 2024 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Restaurant

Coffee break / Pause-café

Coffee break / Pause-café

June 29, 2024 8:30 am - 10:30 am FlexTrack

Session parallèle 8/ Parallel session 8

Session parallèle 8 (12 communications)

June 29, 2024 10:30 am - 11:00 am Restaurant

Coffee break / Pause-café

Coffee break / Pause-café

June 29, 2024 11:00 am - 1:00 pm FlexTrack

Session parallèle 9/ Parallel session 9

Session parallèle 9 (12 communications)

June 29, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Restaurant

Pause déjeuner / Lunch break

Pause déjeuner / Lunch break

June 29, 2024 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm FlexTrack

Session parallèle 10/ Parallel session 10

Session parallèle 10 (12 communications)

June 29, 2024 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Restaurant

Coffee break / Pause-café

Coffee break / Pause-café

June 29, 2024 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Grand Hall

Session plénière 5 / Plenary session 5

Session plénière 5 (table-ronde sur l’IFAN à l’ISH – Coulibaly)

Baba Coulibaly General Director / Institut des Sciences Humaines
June 29, 2024 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Grand Hall

Closing ceremony / ceremonie de clôture

Closing ceremony / ceremonie de clôture

Baba Coulibaly General Director / Institut des Sciences Humaines
Sten Hagberg Professor in cultural anthropology and MANSA President / Uppsala University
William G. Moseley Professor of Geography / Macalester College and MANSA President-elect
June 29, 2024 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm Restaurant

Fête d'au revoir / Goodbye party

Highlight of International Research activities at ISH

How to respond to the challenges of our society? How to organize citizen debates and strengthen partnership capacities between Malian researchers and Swedish researchers? Here are, among other things, the questions to be answered by the Citizen Perspectives project on societal challenges in Mali, which was launched on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at the premises of the Institut des Sciences Humaines.

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Explore the best of Bamako while attending this Conference

Bamako is the capital and largest city of Mali. It is located on the Niger River, near the rapids that divide the upper and middle Niger valleys in the southwestern part of the country. Bamako is the nation's administrative center.

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Explore the best of Bamako while attending this Conference

Institut des Sciences Humaines

Bamako

Chaussee De Sotuba (Sotuba Causeway), Pres de l'IER-CRRA BP: E916, Bamako. Tel: (+223) 20 70 53 50 / (+223) 20 70 53 51

Forum for Africa Studies
Forum for Africa Studies

Uppsala University’s Forum for Africa Studies  is an inter-disciplinary centre that covers all three disciplinary domains of the University: Humanities and Social Sciences; Medicice and Pharmacy; and Science and Technology. The purpose is to support research on Africa in Uppsala University and to facilitate contacts and exchange of research information between departments as well as outside the university, particularly on the African continent.

Institut des Sciences Humaines
Institut des Sciences Humaines

L’Institut des Sciences Humaines aims to develop research in the field of human and social sciences, particularly in terms of knowledge of Malian and African societies and cultures.

To this end, it is responsible for:

  • the deepening of knowledge in the fields of archaeology, history, sociology, anthropology, human geography, oral literature and linguistics;
  • support for the training of students and the development of researchers in the fields of its competence;
  • collecting, storing and disseminating research results;
  • the contribution to the protection of the national cultural heritage in collaboration with the competent national and international institutions
Mande Studies Association
Mande Studies Association

The Mande Studies Association (MANSA) is an international organisation with an academic or professional interest in the Mande region of West Africa. The organization was founded at the University of Wisconsin in 1986; it operates in both English and French.

MANSA is international and multidisciplinary, with members across the globe and across the academic-intellectual spectrum. It brings together teachers, researchers and students from all disciplines and from all continents, people who are interested in the Mandingos and their neighbors, through work on societies, history, geography, anthropology , archaeology, sociology, linguistics, literature, education, environment, etc…

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