Yacine Daddi Addoun

Yacine Daddi Addoun


Assistant Professor


Islamic Africa, Slavery and its abolition in Islam


B.A., University of Algiers, Algeria
M.A., Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales, Paris, France
Ph.D., York University Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Research and Teaching Interests

History of Islam in Africa, Slavery in the lands of Islam, Abolition of slavery in Algeria


Daddi Addoun's research focuses on the abolition of slavery in Algeria as a process which started with the ottomans in 1816, and extended to the twentieth century with the French colonial administration.

Daddi Addoun is working on the Book of debts of Abū al-Ghayth b. Aḥmad al-Tuwatī, a transsaharan trader based in Katsina, in the 19th century. He is also working on a book based on his dissertation on the abolition of slavery in Algeria.  His works include “Slavery and Abolition in Ibāḍī Theology: The Thought, the Unthought, the Unthinkable” In Ibāḍī Theology: Reading Sources and Scholarly Works, Ed. Ersilia Francesca. Georg Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 2015, 233-242 .

Contact Information

Office: 444 Decio
Phone: 574-631-3035

Mailing Address:
Department of History
219 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556