Roberta Aluffi is Associate Professor of Comparative Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Turin, where she also teaches Islamic Law and African Law. She has lectured at several universities (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris), University of Alicante, Faculty of Theology of Lugano (CH), University of Milan, University of Siena, University of Marrakesh), CTLS (Center for Transnational Legal Studies, London). She is a member of the Board of Directors of FIERI (International and European Forum on Migration Research); a founding member of IDEDI (Intercultura, Democrazia e Diritto); a member of the editorial board of Daimon, Annuario di Diritto Comparato delle Religioni; a member of the Scientific Council of REDESM (Centro di Ricerca “Religioni, Diritti ed Economie nello Spazio Mediterraneo” – “Religion, Law and Economy in the Mediterranean Area”). She was a member of the Council of the Minister of the Interior on Social Integration and Citizenship (2007-2008).
Her main research topics are family law in the Arab countries and the challenges of integrating Islam into the European legal system.