Pr SOME Magloire

Professeur d'histoire contemporaine et du fait religieux

Unité de formation et de recherche en Lettres Arts et Communication,
Université Joseph KI-ZERBO de Ouagadougou,
Burkina Faso

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Since 2013, Professor of History at the University of Ouaga 1 Prof. Joseph Ki-Zerbo

MA in Histoiry, 1988, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France
PhD : History, 1993, University Paris IV Sorbonne, France

Previous Positions

2008-2015 Director of the Center for Studies and Research in Humanities and Social Sciences (CERLESHS), which publishes the “Cahiers du CERELESHS”, a four-monthly journal.
2007-2012 Senior lecturer, University of Ouaga 1 Prof. Joseph Ki-Zerbo, Burkina Faso
Since 2013 Full Professor University of Ouaga 1 Prof. Joseph Ki-Zerbo, Burkina Faso

Research Focus

geographic: West Africa
thematic: History of Christianity, Political History, Methodology of History

Awards, Functions, Service to the Academy

Since 2017 Publication Director of the “Cahiers du CELHTO”, African Union Institution based in Niamey (Niger)
Since 2011 Head of the Research Team on Religions and Societies in Africa in the Department of History and Archeology of University Ouaga 1 Pr. Joseph Ki-Zerbo
Since 2007 Member of the editorial board of the journal “Histoire, Monde et Cultures religieuses” published by Karthala in Paris
2003-2004 Fulbright fellowship. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2002 Laureate of a West African Research Association (WARA) research grant. Boston, USA

Publications (selected)

2018. Somé, Magloire, “Evaluation of the scientific text: objectives, criteria and evaluation grid, report”, in: Yaovi Akakpo (dir.), Governance of scientific journals in French-speaking Africa, Lomé, University of Lomé, Scientific Notes editions, 2018, pp. 65-86.

2017. Somé, Magloire, “Denominational NGOs in postcolonial Burkina Faso”, in: Luc Chelly (eds.), Denominational Stakeholders of Development: Specificities, places methods and future, Paris, L’Harmattan, 2017, pp. 143-170.

2016. Somé, Magloire, “The transfer of cultural models in the evangelization of Upper Volta, 1900-1960”, in: Jean-Marie Bouron and Bernard Salvaing (eds.), The missionaries – Between individual identities and collective loyalties (19th-20th centuries), Paris, Karthala, 2016, pp. 273-296.

2015. Somé,, Magloire, « History of Burkina Faso », in : Annette Bühler-Dietrich et Françoise Joly (dir.), Kulturelle Kartographien : Schüler, Lehrer und Wissenschaftler erkunden Westafrika, Baltmannsweiler – Stuttgart, Schneider Verlag Hohengehren GmbH, 2015, pp. 161-219.

2014. Somé,, Magloire, “State, Power and Democracy in West Africa: Legacies of the Past”, in: Augustin Loada and Jonathan Wheatley (eds.), Democratic Transitions in West Africa: Constitutional Processes, Civil Society and Democratic Institutions, Paris, L’Harmattan, coll. African Studies, Political Series “, 2014, pp. 53-81.