Felwine Sarr

Sarr Felwine

Educated at the University of Orléans and holder of the agrégation in Economics

Biographie de Sarr Felwine

Born in 1972 in Senegal, Felwine Sarr grew up between Strasbourg, Kaolack, Tambacounda and Dakar, depending on his father’s military postings. Educated at the University of Orléans and holder of the agrégation in Economics, since 2007 he has been lecturing at Gaston-Berger University of Saint-Louis. Author of a meditative essay entitled Dahij (Gallimard, Paris, 2009), short stories 105, rue Carnot and a philosophical work, Méditations africaines (Mémoire d’encrier, Montréal, 2011 and 2012), he co-founded Laspad at Saint-Louis (Laboratoire d’analyse des sociétés et pouvoirs / Afrique – Diasporas) and the publishing house Jimsaan (the name of a rice field in Serer

country) in Dakar.

Ses articles

“Reconceptualising africa’s future”

n°55 Third Quarter 2015

Interview  with  African  Geopolitics — You write that discourse on Africa is “dom- inated by faith in a glorious future and consternation in the face  of a chaotic present”, a “dialectic of euphoria and despair”•1. How can preparations be made for the future within such a  contradiction?