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Farid Bouchiba

Farid Bouchiba is a graduate in Arabic Language and Civilisation from the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (Inalco-Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III) where he obtained two masters degrees in Islamology. In addition to this training, he has made numerous study trips to the Arab world in order to complete his learning. He was a Fellow in the Department of Medieval History at Harvard University (2013-2014). A former member of the European Relmin project led by Professor John Tolan, which focused on the history of the legal status of religious ‘minorities’ from the 5th to the 15th century. He defended (19 October 2018) a PhD thesis in medieval history entitled ‘Jews and Christians in the mirror of Muslim law: transmission, hermeneutics and legal norms towards non-Muslims in the Almoravid period in the work of Ibn Rušd al-ǧadd (d. 520/1126)’. He was an ATER in Islamology at Aix-Marseille (2019-2020), then at Lyon 2 (2020-2021). Author of numerous scientific contributions, he is also a member of several scientific societies. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the EPHE in the GSRL laboratory (UMR 8582 – CNRS). Next fall, he will join the ANR RelRace project (Univ. Le Mans), where he has been recruited as a postdoctoral fellow for two years (2022-2024).

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