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Dr. Frédérick Madore

Research Fellow

Regional focus: Benin, Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso
Dr. Frédérick Madore
Dr. Frédérick Madore

Positions

2021 - 2023
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient
2020
Part-Time Professor, Department of History, University of Ottawa
2018 - 2020
Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for African Studies, University of Florida

Degree/Education

2018
PhD in History, Université Laval
2017
Certificate in Arabic language, Université Laval
2013
MA in History, Université Laval

Publications

Monographs

2016: La construction d’une sphère publique musulmane en Afrique de l’Ouest. Québec/Paris: Presses de l’Université Laval/Hermann.

Guest Edited Journals

2021-2022: Madore, F. and D.E. Schulz (eds.), “Muslim Minorities in Africa, Part 1 & Part 2”, Islamic Africa 12 (2) / 13 (1). https://brill.com/view/journals/iafr/12/2/iafr.12.issue-2.xml / https://brill.com/view/journals/iafr/13/1/iafr.13.issue-1.xml.

2017: Millet Mouity, P. and F. Madore (eds), “Les acteurs religieux africains à l’ère du numérique”, Émulations 24. https://doi.org/10.14428/emulations.024.

Journal Articles

2022: “A Beninese Imam’s Controversial 2019 Election Campaign: Muslim Leadership and Political Engagement in a Minority Context”, Islamic Africa 13 (1): 1–26. https://doi.org/10.1163/21540993-01202004.

2021: “La Collection Islam Burkina Faso: promesses et défis des humanités numériques” Revue d’Histoire Contemporaine de l’Afriquehttps://doi.org/10.51185/journals/rhca.2021.e610.

2021: “‘Good Muslim, bad Muslim’ in Togo: religious minority identity construction amid a sociopolitical crisis (2017–2018)” The Journal of Modern African Studies 59 (2): 197–217. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022278X21000094.

2020: “Muslim Feminist, Media Sensation, and Religious Entrepreneur: Aminata Kane Koné as a Figure of Success in Côte d’Ivoire” Africa Today 67 (2-3): 17–38. https://doi.org/10.2979/africatoday.67.2-3.02.

2020: “Francophone Muslim intellectuals, Islamic associational life and religious authority in Burkina Faso” Africa 90 (3): 625–46. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0001972020000108.

2018: Madore, F. and Y Traoré, “L’organisation du hadj en Côte d’Ivoire: entre facteur de cohésion et source de rivalités au sein de la communauté musulmane (1993–2010)” Cahiers d’études africaines 229: 179–208. https://doi.org/10.4000/etudesafricaines.21880.

2017: Millet-Mouity, P. and F. Madore, “Pour de nouvelles études sur les acteurs religieux africains à l’ère du numérique” Émulations 24: 11–22. https://doi.org/10.14428/emulations.024.001.

2017: Hackett, R.I.J., F. Madore and P. Millet-Mouity, “Interview with Rosalind I.J. Hackett on Religion and Digital Media Trends in Africa” Émulations 24: 125–33. https://doi.org/10.14428/emulations.024.008.

2016: “The New Vitality of Salafism in Côte d’Ivoire: Toward a Radicalization of Ivoirian Islam?” Journal of Religion in Africa 46 (4): 417–52. https://doi.org/10.1163/15700666-12340090.

2016: “L’islam ivoirien et burkinabé à l’ère du numérique 2.0” Journal des anthropologues 146–147: 151–78. https://doi.org/10.4000/jda.6525.

2016: “Islam, médias, mise en place du Sénat et article 37 de la Constitution: changement de paradigme au Burkina Faso (1991–2014)?” Canadian Journal of African Studies / Revue canadienne des études africaines 50 (1): 7–27. https://doi.org/10.1080/00083968.2015.1101008.

2016: Madore, F. and M. Gomez-Perez, “Muslim Women in Burkina Faso since the 1970s: Toward Recognition as Figures of Religious Authority?” Islamic Africa 7 (2): 185–209. https://doi.org/10.1163/21540993-00702001.

2013: Gomez-Perez, M. and F. Madore, “Prêcheurs(ses) musulman(e)s et stratégies de communication au Burkina Faso depuis 1990. Des processus différentiés de conversion interne” Théologiques 21 (2): 121–57. https://doi.org/10.7202/1028465ar.

Book Chapters

2020: “Imams, Islamic Preachers, and Public Space in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) since the 1990s: Toward New Intergenerational Relationships and a Muslim Public Sphere” in L.J. Acquah and T. Falola (eds.), Perspectives on the Religious Landscape in Africa, 183–213. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

2019: Madore, F. and L. Audet Gosselin, “Le religieux sur Internet et dans les NTIC au Burkina Faso” in A. Degorce, L.O. Kibora and K. Langewiesche (eds.), Rencontres religieuses et dynamiques sociales au Burkina Faso, 269–96. Dakar: Amalion.

2019: Madore, F. and A.-A. Brassard, “Du plan au brouillon et à la table des matières (tableaux, illustrations)” in F. Piron (ed.), Guide décolonisé et pluriversel de formation à la recherche en sciences sociales et humaines. Québec: Éditions science et bien commun.

2016: Couillard, K., F. Madore and M. Gomez-Perez, “Leaders of National and Transnational Muslim NGOs in Burkina Faso: Diverse Forms and Experiences of Islamic Civic Engagement” in M.N. LeBlanc and L. Audet Gosselin (eds.), Faith and Charity: Religion and Humanitarian Assistance in West Africa, 105–23. London: Pluto Press. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctt1gk0810.11.

Databases

Alongside his research project, Dr. Frédérick Madore works on the Islam Burkina Faso Collection. It is an open-access database containing over 2,900 archival documents, newspaper articles, Islamic publications, photographs, and bibliographical references related to Islam and Muslims in Burkina Faso. It will be part of a larger collaborative digital database on Islam in West Africa, which will include digitized material on Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Togo and Niger.

Encyclopedia Entry

2014: Madore, F. and M. Gomez-Perez, “Communauté Musulmane du Burkina Faso” in The Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, 66–67. Leiden: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_com_27698.

Digital Humanities

Islam Burkina Faso Collection

Alongside his research project, Dr. Frédérick Madore works on the Islam Burkina Faso Collection. It is an open-access database containing over 2,900 archival documents, newspaper articles, Islamic publications, photographs, and bibliographical references related to Islam and Muslims in Burkina Faso. It will be part of a larger collaborative digital database on Islam in West Africa, which will include digitized material on Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Togo and Niger.

Invited Lectures

2021:Militantisme islamique sur le campus de l’Université de Lomé (Togo) depuis les années 1980: être musulman en contexte minoritaire, laïc et (semi-)autoritaire”, Chaire de recherche sur l’islam contemporain en Afrique de l’Ouest, Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada), February 22.

2020: ‘Muslim Intellectuals’ and ‘Francophone Salafis’ in West Africa: New Religious Elites?”, Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University Bloomington (United States), October 1.

Teaching Activities

2020
University of Ottawa, “The African Past”, undergraduate
2020
University of Florida, “Francophone West Africa”, undergraduate
2013 - 2018
Université Laval, “Dissertation historique”, undergraduate

Languages

  • French: Native Speaker
  • English: Fluent
  • Arabic: Beginner Level