Yaya Koné

Yaya Koné, is a french anthropologist. He obtained a PhD in social sciences at the University Paris VIII and a Master's degree in Physical Education from the University Paris-Ouest/ Nanterre.

He is a lecturer in the sociology of sport and leisure at the University of Littoral Côte d'Opale (Ulco/in Northern France). His research interests include anthropology of the body and sport phenomena. His researches focus is on running, dance and football in Western Africa, mainly in Mali, Côte d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso.



Associate member
University of Littoral Côte d'Opale, France