Ibrahima Thioub. Stigmates et mémoires de l’esclavage en Afrique de l’Ouest: le sang et la couleur de peau comme lignes de fracture. FMSH-WP Ibrahima Thioub is the author of Être esclave (Cahiers libres) ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) and L’afrique De Sarkozy ( avg. The latest Tweets from Ibrahima Thioub (@tekrur). Historien, Département d’ Histoire de l’Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Centre Africain de Recherches.

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Pour en savoir plus, cliquez ici. Associate Fellow in 6 former fellowships between and Discipline s: The French colonial administration was confronted with severe obstacles for the implementation of the decree of April 27th, abolishing the slavery in colonies.

Ibrahima Thioub

Ibrahima Thioub 1, 2 AuthorId: Monday, November 12, – 3: It is not surprising that the practices of slavery have endured, surviving under various forms in West Africa. Savoirs interdits en contexte colonial: The aim is to examine how the categories related to somatic differences, or those ofphenotype, the latter often being perceived ibbrahima described as “racial”, hhioub affected memory constructions in Africa and the writing of African societies in the social sciences.

ibrahhima The political and military defeats of the indigenous African states did not, however, break the social and ideological power of the groups that had been dominant in these conquered states. But despite their proclaimed anti-slavery ideals, the arrival of these European powers in Africa never resulted in serious repression of the practices of slavery.


Stigmas and Memory of Slavery in West Africa: Patrimoines et sources historiques en Afrique. By advancing a historical account of slavery that is one of victimhood and the trans- Atlantic trade, governments have been able to effectively cover up the contemporary realities of slavery.

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Of course, laws were passed aiming at stopping the slave trade, but very often local decisions and administrative practices cancelled out the decisions taken in the metropole, made under pressure from abolitionist movement activists. New Global StudiesVolume 6, Issue 3, Even today, the practices of slavery, both as legacy and reality, are still present in diverse ways in the sub-region.

Modern and contemporary history Pays: Finally, follows the trajectories of these theories: Governments have systematically denied the existence of slave practices or have presented them as negligible and archaic. Besides the use of slaves in economic activities, he examines their role in social relations and their legal expression in the private and public spaces. Sunday, January 20, – 3: Furthermore, the work addresses political contexts and the academic development of ideologies of independence and the heritage which constitutes these contexts, paying attention to the differentiation that occurs between French, Portuguese and English-speaking as well as Belgian imperial spaces.


For this reason, colonial administrators were little inclined to support a social revolution that would have put in question the social hegemony of the defeated African aristocrats who succeeded in preserving, depending on the region, the ideology of blood purity and identity defined by skin color, as well as in perpetuating the legitimacy of domestic slavery.

Ibrahima THIOUB – Fellows – Nantes Institute for Advanced Study Foundation

Associate Fellow in 6 former fellowships between and Friday, October 19, – His study is part of a historical perspective, which gives a particular importance to the changes recorded in the time of the city and its environment.

This approach identifies similarities ibrhima differences in operating procedures and the various versions of the color factor in the construction of African identity among individuals. Colonial governments had an overarching need for the support of these dominant groups in order to ensure the stability of the regime, given its lack of indigenous legitimacy.

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