The Hirak protest movement has revealed flaws in Algeria’s ruling system, which lacks the tools to reinvent itself
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.