Dr Abdoulaye Sounaye
Senior Research Associate, Remoboko project
Dr Abdoulaye Sounaye is a lecturer in religious studies, currently heading the research unit "Contested Religion: Between Religiosity, Morality, and Intellectual Culture" at Leibniz Zentrum Moderner Orient.
He has published two books discussion the position of Islam in the Nigerien society : Muslim Critics of Secularism: Ulama and Democratization in Niger published in 2010, and Islam et Modernité Contribution a l’Analyse de La ré-islamisation Au Niger, published in 2016.
He is the general coordinator of the REMOBOKO project, that studies religiosity and how it affects secular education (boko, in Hausa) in West Africa.