Issouf Binaté

Issouf Binaté is a lecturer in the history department at Université Alassane Ouattara in Côte d’Ivoire. His research interests include Islamic education, the revival of Sufism, and Islamic NGOs, including organisations from Turkey and the Arab world in Côte d’Ivoire. He has had several grants and residential fellowships from the African Studies Centre, the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris, the Department of African Studies & Anthropology, University of Birmingham (England), the Leibniz–Zentrum für Moderner Orient (L-ZMO) in Berlin (Germany), and the Institut Français des Études Anatolennes (IFEA) in Istanbul (Turkey).

Currently, Issouf Binaté is a postdoctoral researcher for the Islam in Africa in Global Context project, which is funded through a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation’s Initiative on Religion in International Affairs at the University of Florida (USA). Since 2020, he has been a research associate at the Chair of Contemporary Islam in West Africa (ICAO) at Université du Québec à Montreal (UQAM) and a fellow of the Pilot African Postgraduate Academy (PAPA) at Point Sud (Mali) and Goethe University in Frankfurt (Germany).

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