Djibril Tamsir Niane (Guinean Historian, Doctorate)

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  1. Djibril Tamsir Niane (Guinean historian, Muslim)
  2. His works on oral tradition in Africa. Epic of Sundiata

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Description of the Online Subject: Djibril Tamsir Niane (Guinean historian).

The Guinean historian Djibril Tamsir Niane (Conakry, 9 January 1933) specialises in the History of Africa and the Oral Tradition transmission in West Africa. He was the author of the “Epic of Sundiata.”

Djibril Tamsir Niane was the editor of the Volume IV (Africa from 12th to 16th Century) and author in Volume VIII (Africa since 1935. The Independence of the African Countries) of the UNESCO General History of Africa.

  1. Place of birth of Djibril Tamsir Niane: Conakry (Guinea-Conakry, West Africa)
  2. Religion: Muslim
  3. Ethnic group: Fula (Fulani)
  4. Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Arts (Bordeaux, France)
  5. Co-President with Ahmadou Hampaté Bá of symposiums organised by the SCOA Foundation
  6. Founder of the publishing house “African Society Publishing and Communication (SAEC)”
  7. Knight of the National Order of the Lion (Senegal)
  8. Knight of the Legion of Honour (France)

Main topics of the work of Djibril Tamsir Niane:

  1. African history
  2. Oral tradition
  3. African Epics
  4. Mandingo history
  5. Mali Empire

Bibliography of Djibril Tamsir Niane:

  1. Epic of Sundiata (Mandingo Epic)
  2. Research on Mali Empire in the Middle Ages
  3. About Koli Tenguella
  4. Niani, the former capital of Mali
  5. African film-maker and history
  6. History and historical tradition of Mandingo
  7. Oral Mandingo Traditions
  8. Western Sudan the Age of the Empires
  9. Slave trade in the Pongo  River

The Top Model and activist Katoucha Niane (1960 –2008) was the daughter of Djibril Tamsir Niane. When Katoucha Niane was nine years old, Djibril Niane consented to her sexual mutilation. She wrote her autobiography (In My Flesh) explaining her suffering. She founded the organisation “Katoucha for the battle against female circumcision.”

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  2. Nzérékoré, Guéckédou

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Djibril Tamsir Niane is an African Historian of the West African Economic Area (African Civilisation).



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