Research Target and Proposed Partners



Research Targets

  • Creole linguistic development;
  • Genesis of Indian Ocean Creoles and their evolution;
  • Origins of Seychellois Creole culture;
  • Contribution of Madagascar to Indian Ocean Creole cultures
  • The Bourbonnais and Ile de France connections;
  • Early history and consequent historical developments;
  • Slavery and its aftermath;
  • Music, song and dance;
  • Social and cultural anthropology;
  • Literature and literary developments;
  • Theatre and performance;
  • Creole architecture;
  • Creole culture and sustainable development;
  • Creole culture and the Blue Economy.


Proposed Partners

  • Creole Institute
  • Ministry of Tourism and Culture and affiliated agencies
  • Ministry of Education
  • Department of Social Affairs
  • Heritage Foundation
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
  • Blue Economy Research Institute
  • Departments of languages, Unisey
  • University of Mauritius
  • Université de La Réunion
  • Laboratoire de Langues et Paroles (Université de Provence)
  • Université des Antilles