Niamey Nights

For the winter edition of Granta - with the theme 'Generations' - Rahmane Idrissa wrote an essay about the 1960s, photography, music, and the first modern generation in the Sahel.

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This essay appeared in Granta Issue 166, Winter 2024, pp. 235-245. Illustration: from the cover of Granta winter edition 2024.

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Rahmane Idrissa

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Rahmane Idrissa is a senior researcher at the ASCL, currently working on the history of state formation in Africa, with a focus both on the modern (Niger) and premodern eras (Songhay).




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