Team Senegal

The Senegalese members of the project are situated in Dakar and Casamance. Alain Christian Bassène, the coordinator of the project in Senegal and supervisor of our three PhD students Tricia Manga, Marguerite Dieme and Cheikh Sadibou Sambou. All three study at University Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar and do their research at our fieldbase in Brin. Jeremie Sagna, MA student in sociology at the University of Ziguinchor, is working for the project as transcriber and coordinator of the fieldbase where Laurent Manga, Lina Sagna, Aimé Biagui and David Sagna work relentlessly transcribing and tagging huge amounts of data collected in the villages of Brin, Djibonker and in the royaume of Mof Avvi. Alpha Naby Mané works with Friederike in Agnack and serves as a trainer and consultant for the transcriber team in Brin. Papis Sagna makes sure that everybody is safe at night and that the plants and vegetables in our garden grow  properly.