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Research Interests

Islam and Muslim Politics in Africa, Islamic Thought; Islam, race and ethnicity ; social movements; bureaucratization; equality and citizenship ; the State in Africa.

Education/Academic qualification

MPhil, Sciences Po Lyon

PhD, Sciences Po Lyon

Philosophy and Anthropology, MA, University of Nouakchott

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Research Output 2005 2018

  • 27 Citations
  • 5 Chapter
  • 4 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution

The politics of The Haratins Social Movements in Mauritania (1978-2014)

Denna, Z. A. S., 2018, Social Currents in North Africa: Culture and Governance after the Arab Spring. Abi-Mershed, O. (ed.). Oxford Universtity Press, p. 117-142 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Highly Skilled Migration from Mauritania: Socio-Political Aspects and Questions

Denna, Z. A. S., 2015, Migration from North Africa and the Middle East: Skilled Migrants, Development and Globalisation . Venturini, A. & Fargues, P. (eds.). I.B. Tauris, p. 224-236 13 p. (International Library of African Studies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Collective mobilisation and the resurgence of the slavery issue in Mauritania

Denna, Z. A. S., 2014, Liberalism and its discontents: Social movements in West Africa. Sylla, N. S. (ed.). CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, p. 106-130 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Les mutations paradoxales de l'islamisme en Mauritanie

Translated title of the contribution: The memarphosis of Islamic activism in MauritaniaDenna, Z. A. S., Jul 6 2012, In : Cahiers d'Etudes Africaines. 52, 2-3, p. 635-664 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle