Soule-Kohndou, Folashadé

Dr Folashadé Soule-Kohndou  


Position held

Postdoctoral Researcher


Non LSE positions held

CERI - Sciences Po Paris

PhD Associate


Global Economic Governance Programme, Oxford University

Research Associate


Experience keywords:

Africa-BRICS relations; foreign policy analysis; global governance; international organisations; international political economy; rising powers diplomacy; south-south relations

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Folashade Soule-Kohndou obtained a PhD in International Relations (summa cum laude) from Sciences Po Paris and is currently a Post-doctoral Research fellow at the International Relations Department of the London School of Economics She is also a research associate at the Global Economic Governance programme, Oxford University. Her research focuses on the evolution of South-South cooperation practices and the politics of aid management and negotiation by francophone west African countries towards China, India and Brazil. She also teaches as an adjunct professor at Sciences Po Paris and INALCO. During her fieldwork for her PhD, she has been a visiting researcher at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA, Johannesburg), the Research and Information System for developing countries (RIS, New Delhi) and the Instituto Rio Branco (Brasilia).

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Consultancy; Policy and Regulatory Bodies

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Africa; Brazil; China; India; South Africa; West Africa


French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Intermediate]; Portuguese [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Intermediate]; Yoruba [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Intermediate]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream press; Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)7935 799793

Alt phone number:

+33 614221216

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Soulé-Kohndou, Folashadé (2014) IBAS, BRICS, les nouveaux « clubs » du Sud Carto (22). 56. ISSN 2112-6720

Soulé-Kohndou, Folashadé (2014) South Africa – competing with the other BRICs in Africa European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), Maastricht, the Netherlands.


Soulé-Kohndou, Folashadé (2013) Histoire des relations sud-sud contemporaines : contours d’une évolution graduelle Afrique Contemporaine, 2013/4 (248). 108-111. ISSN 0002-0478

Soulé-Kohndou, Folashadé (2013) L’Afrique du Sud dans la relation BRICS-Afrique Afrique Contemporaine, 2013/4 (248). 31-43. ISSN 0002-0478

Soulé-Kohndou, Folashadé (2013) L’Afrique du Sud dans la relation BRICS-Afrique: ambitions, défis et paradoxes Afrique Contemporaine, 248 (4). 31-43. ISSN 0002-0478

Soulé-Kohndou, Folashadé (2013) The India-Brazil-South Africa forum - a decade on: mismatched partners or the rise of the south? GEG Working Papers, The Global Economic Governance Programme, Oxford, UK.


Soulé-Kohndou, Folashadé (2012) Coopération sud-sud et lutte contre la pauvreté Ceriscope Pauvreté, 2. ISSN 2115-4856

Soulé-Kohndou, Folashadé (2012) L’activisme du Brésil au sein des forums d’émergents Questions Internationales (55). ISSN 1761-7146

Soulé-Kohndou, Folashadé (2012) Forums d’émergents et multilatéralisme: le cas du forum IBAS (Inde-Brésil-Afrique du Sud) Perspectives Internationales, 2. 135-145.

Soulé-Kohndou, Folashadé (2012) Analyse de la résolution 418 (embargo sur l’Afrique du Sud) In: Albaret, Melanie and Decaux, Emmanuel and Lemay-Hébert, Nicolas and Placidi-Frot, Delphine, (eds.) Les grandes résolutions du Conseil de sécurité des Nations unies. Editions Dalloz, Paris, France, 91-100. ISBN 978224724992


Soulé-Kohndou, Folashadé (2011) L’Afrique du Sud, une puissance entre émergence économique et diplomatique In: Nonjon, Alain, (ed.) L’Afrique des nouvelles convoitises. Hors collection. Editions Ellipses, Paris, France. ISBN 9782729866167


Soulé-Kohndou, Folashadé (2010) Puissances émergentes et multilatéralisme: le cas de l’Afrique du Sud (1999-2008), analyse des stratégies d’une puissance émergente Collection Etudes Africaines. Editions L'Harmattan, Paris, France. ISBN 9782296119642

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