Development Studies Lecture and Discussion Series
Islam and Politics and Building “L’Islam de France”
Two lecture-and-discussion series (4 sessions of 2 hours each) by Dr Haoues Seniguer, Associate Professor in Political Science at Sciences Po Lyon and visiting scholar (Erasmus) at SOAS.
Dates: 13-20 and 21-27 February (11am-1pm, except 20 February 2-4pm).
Open free attendance for all SOAS students and staff only (depending on seat availability).
Convenor: Prof. Gilbert Achcar, Development Studies, SOAS
Haoues Seniguer is Associate Professor in Political Science at Sciences Po Lyon and Researcher at Le Laboratoire Triangle, UMR 5206 in Lyon (http://triangle.ens-lyon.fr/spip.php?article5383). An Algerian-French, he holds degrees in Philosophy (Grenoble University) and Political Science (Lyon II Université, Sciences Po Lyon). Haoues Seniguer specializes in the study of the relationship between Islam and politics in the Muslim world and in France. He completed his PhD in Political Science at Université Lumière/Sciences Po Lyon in 2012 with a thesis on the reconfigurations of Moroccan Islamism.