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Meryem Akabouch

Research Associate

Before joining the Mediterranean Platform in September 2023, Meryem Akabouch worked as a translator specializing in political philosophy, international relations and development.

She holds a PhD in Political theory from LUISS Guido Carli University, a Master’s degree in Peacekeeping and Security Studies from Roma Tre University and a Master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane.

Areas of expertise and interest: Political Islam, Europe-Africa relations, political and social dynamics of the Mediterranean, the Arab world and the broader Middle East, women’s empowerment.

Working languages: Arabic, French, English, Italian and Spanish.