Sami Zemni

Sami Zemni

Department of Conflict and Development Studies
Faculty of Political and Social Sciences

Phone: +32 9 264 69 54

Research themes: Policy & Law | Discrimination | Identity | Participation & integration

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Sami Zemni is professor in political and social sciences at the Center for Conflict and Development Studies, Ghent University (Belgium) where he coordinates and leads the Middle East and North Africa Research Group (MENARG). His area of expertise is politics within the Middle East and North Africa region, with special reference to political Islam. He focuses mainly on developments in Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, democratization in the Arab World as well as conflict in the Arab world. As a former director of the Center for Islam in Europe (CIE, 2002–2007), he has also written on issues of migration, integration, racism and Islamophobia.


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