Melchisedek Chétima

Professional appointment
Sept 2016 – August 2017: Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar at the Centre for African Studies, University of Basel (Switzerland). Research project: “Boko Haram and the ubiquity of violence at the borders of the Mandara Mountains”
November 2016 - Present: Senior Lecturer at the Department of History, Higher Teacher Training College of Maroua. Teachings focus on Cultural History, Cultural  Anthropology, Cultural heritage and material Culture.

Laval University, 2015: PhD (with Honours) in Cultural History. Dissertation Title: Discours sur la Maison et dynamiques identitaires chez les Podokwo, Muktele et Mura (Monts Mandara du Cameroun). Une approche à l’ethnicité et au statut social (English Title: House and Identity dynamics among the Podokwo, Muktele and Mura People (Mandara Mountains, Cameroon).  Approach to ethnicity and Social Status). Download here.


Fellow member
Université de Maroua
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