Experts & Staff

Amel Boubekeur

ECFR Alumni · Visiting Fellow

Areas of expertise

Maghreb politics (Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco), France, Islam, democratization, EU-Arab relations, US-Arab relations, political economy, youth, and gender


English, French, Arabic


Amel Boubekeur was a visiting fellow in the Middle East and North Africa programme at ECFR. Her research focuses on Maghreb politics and Islam in Europe.


Previously, she was a research associate at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies and the Centre Jacques Berque, a non-resident fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP-Berlin), a visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center, a resident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut and the head of the Islam and Europe Programme at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels. Additionally, Boubekeur has consulted for various international organisations. 

In the media

Amel Boubekeur était l'invitée de l'émission Le Temps du Débat sur France Culture pour parler de la situation politique en Algérie

Amel Boubekeur quoted on how the hirak movement has shaped a new era for women

Amel Boubekeur quoted on the Hirak protests and political implications in Algeria