Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter/innen









Adejoke Rafiat Adetoro

Employment | Education | Publications | Research Experience | Fellowships | Conferences and Workshops | Professional Activities

Employment nach oben


Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, Germany | Doctoral Fellow, Project “Religion, Morality and Boko in West Africa: Students Training for a Good Life (Remoboko)”

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University of Ibadan, Nigeria
M.A. History
Thesis: “Chieftaincy Institutions and Society in Ibadan, 1934 – 1993”, Supervisor: Babatunde Sofela


University of Ilorin, Nigeria
B.A. History
Thesis: “The Political Transition of Ìbàdànland from Baálẹ to Olubadan, 1820 – 1936”, Supervisor: Ibrahim A. Jawondo

Publications nach oben

Working Papers

“One Love Family: Intersection with State and Non-State Agents in Spatial Appropriation”(Co-authored IFRA Nigeria Working Paper Series N0 39 01/10/2017).

“Research and Interdisciplinary Approach: History and Related Disciplines” (self-published)

Research Experience nach oben

Research assistant for Handbook project “Inter-Agency Collaboration for National Security Management in Nigeria”. Summer 2017.

  • Assisted in data collection, analysis and write-up for the handbook for inter-agency collaboration of security outfits in Nigeria

Research assistant on PhD project on “Implementation of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and Women Empowerment in Southwest Nigeria” winter 2017.

  • Assisted in literature mapping, document analysis and book reviews

Research and administrative assistant for “Yoruba Economic Advancement Resource Group Initiatives”, Ibooro, Ogun State, Nigeria, 2014.

  • Coordinated research and documentation of related economic advancement projects especially in the area of agriculture in global south countries; planned and organised the inaugural conference and public presentation of the initiative

Fellowships nach oben

Junior Research Fellow, French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA-Nigeria), University of Ibadan, since 2017.

Conferences and Workshops

“Re-reading Gender Scholarship in Nigeria Academia” (With Dr Sola Olorunyomi) paper presented at the conference “Gender Studies in Africa: Imagined and Emerging Trends”, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, 30 May, 2017.

“Sacred Urbanism: Entrepreneurial Religion, Infrastructure and the New Urbanism in Africa” participant at the research masterclass organised by IFRA-Nigeria in Collaboration with Sciences Po (Paris), Columbia University (New York) and Institute of African Studies (Ibadan), University of Ibadan, 19 – 23 June, 2017.

“New Forms of Popular Transport of Goods and persons in Nigeria” participant at the research masterclass organised by IFRA-Nigeria in Collaboration with Sciences Po (Paris), Columbia University (New York) and Bayero University Kano (Kano), Mambayya House, Kano. 2 – 7 July, 2018.

Professional Activities

Hosted, “Women on the Move in Nigeria and Beyond: Mobilisations of Women, Mobilisations of Ideas” Colloquium by IFRA-Nigeria, Institut Francais and IAS-Unibadan at University of Ibadan, 1 December 2016.