(UNESCO / Japan Young Researchers' fellowships programme)

Koffi Julien Gbaguidi

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Gbaguidi Koffi Julien Côte d'Ivoire Born on 4 April 1973 in Yakassó, Côte d'Ivoire
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Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences –FLASH - EDP, Linguistics Department, Benin: Postgraduate diploma (Diplôme d’études approfondies, D.E.A) (28 July 2005).

Scholarly work and publications: 

Cognition et perspectives didactiques du Fa pour le développement humain [Cognition and educational prospects of Fa for human development], Proceedings of the 26th West African Linguistics Congress, Winneba, Ghana (2008).

Aspects sémiotiques de l’hymne national en langues fon [Semiotic aspects of the national anthem in Fon languages], Perspectives et Sociétés, CAREDE (African Crossroads of Research and Exchanges for Development), Benin (2009).

Fa et le développement humain durable [Fa and sustainable human development], Proceedings of the International Seminar on the granting of heritage status to local knowledge for innovation in Africa, University of Lomé (October 2009).

What the fellow says:

"Owing to the UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Fellowship, I am now a craftsman committed to world peace, through the lessons, drawing on intercultural dialogue, that I teach in universities."