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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The aim is to examine how the categories related to somatic differences, or those ofphenotype, the latter often being perceived and described as “racial”, have affected memory constructions in Africa and the writing of African societies in the social sciences.

Ibrahima Thioub

Have you forgotten your login? The French colonial administration was confronted with severe obstacles for the implementation of the decree of April 27th, abolishing the slavery in colonies. Monday, November 12, – 3: 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.

This approach identifies similarities and differences in operating procedures and the various versions of the color factor in the construction of African identity among individuals. Patrimoines et sources historiques en Afrique. Associate Fellow in 6 former fellowships between and Discipline thiouh Pour en savoir plus, cliquez ici.


History Area s of expertise: Sunday, January 20, – 3: 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. Governments have systematically denied the existence of slave practices or have presented them as negligible and archaic.

Stigmas and Memory of Slavery in West Africa: His study is part of a historical perspective, which gives a particular importance to the changes recorded ibrahoma the time of the city and its thiojb.

Ibrahima Thioub

It is not surprising that the practices of slavery have endured, surviving under various forms in West Africa. Friday, October 19, – Modern and contemporary history Pays: 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.

Ibrahima Thioub 1, 2 Details. 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.


But despite their proclaimed anti-slavery ideals, the arrival tuioub these European powers in Africa never resulted in serious repression of the practices of slavery. 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.

Associate Fellow in 6 former fellowships between and New Global StudiesVolume 6, Issue 3, Ibrahima Thioub 1, 2 AuthorId: Even today, the practices of slavery, both as legacy and reality, are still present in diverse ways in the sub-region. Savoirs interdits en contexte colonial: Finally, follows the trajectories of these theories: 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.

Of course, laws were passed aiming at stopping the slave trade, but very often ibragima decisions and administrative practices cancelled out the decisions taken in the metropole, made under pressure from abolitionist movement activists.