Adeyemi Sharapha Balogun

Junior Fellow


Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth

Current Project

Being a "Good Muslim": The Muslim Students' Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Islamic Reform and Religious Change in Yorubaland, 1954 and 2014

Paper Presentations

6-8 December 2016 "The Dynamics of Traditional Religion in the Political-Economy of Ikorodu" - "Community, Trade, and Religion in Coastal Yorubaland", organised by the ERC sponsored project "KEO", Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Nigeria
29 June - 1 July 2016 "'We guide them to question what is sinful': The Muslim Students Society of Nigeria and the making of Yoruba Muslim youths " - "Bodies of Texts: Learning to be Muslim in West Africa", Department of African Studies and Anthropology (DASA), University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
20-22 March 2016 "Being a 'Good Muslim': A Study in Identity and Culture of Yoruba Muslim Youth, 1954-2004 " Poster Presentation - 3rd Biennial Conference on African History, organised by the AEGIS thematic group African History, Institute of African Studies, and Centre for Area Studies, University of Leipzig, Germany
19-20 October 2015 "Managing your Thesis as a Project: An Introductory Workshop for Graduate Students at BIGSAS", University of Bayreuth, Germany


Summer School

14-20 July 2016

"Christians and Muslims in Africa: Towards a Framework for the Study of Multi-Religious Settings", Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO), Berlin, Germany: "Muslim Youth Organizations among the Yoruba of Southwest Nigeria"


Balogun, Adeyemi Sharapha (2017). "Challenges und Affirmations of Islamic Practices: the Tabligh Jama'at". In: Beyond Religious Tolerance: Muslim, Christian & Traditionalist Encounters in an African Town. Nolte, Insa, Olukoya Ogen & Rebecca Jones (ed./eds.). Woodbridge, Suffolk, Rochester: Boydell and Brewer. 123-149.

Balogun, Adeyemi Sharapha (2015). "Why Youth Service in Nigeria: The Contests and Agitations in 1972-1973". Journal of Pan African Studies 7 (8). 153-171.