Adama Djigo

Adama Djigo is a historian with a PhD from the University of Paris1-Panthéon-Sorbonne (in France) on cultural politics research in Senegal (1816-2000). In 2015, she published Histoire des politiques du patrimoine culturel au Sénégal (1816-2000). This book focuses on the definition of cultural heritage in a scientific and institutional context, and the ways in which the local population recognises cultural heritage. Her research themes are heritage, cultural politics, identity and the contemporary history of Senegal and West Africa.