Bochra Kammarti

Bochra Kammarti is a PhD student at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) of Paris under the direction of Nilüfer Göle and the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) of Lyon under the direction of Dominique de Courcelles. In the framework of her PhD dissertation, she currently studies the relationship between culture and economy, in particular the case of Islamic Finance. She has integrated the research team EuroPublicIslam as a research assistant since November 2010.

Bochra Kammarti graduated from the University of Granada (Spain) and the University of Leipzig (Germany) in sociology, political sciences and cultural studies. She obtained her Master’s degree in Social Sciences from the EHESS.

The central theme of Bochra Kammarti’s research is the emergence of Islamic religious patterns in secular public space. After obtaining her Master’s Degree on the contemporary phenomenon of veiled women in Tunisia, she continues her studies in a PhD program, focusing on one hand on the emergence of Islamic finance in Europe and on the other hand on the articulation between religious beliefs and financial, economic practices.

Publications

« A Continental European view », Islamic Finance News, Vol.8, Issue10, 2010

« Veiling in Tunisia: a marker of the religious fact’s territorial implications », in Anthropologie politique de la mondialisation, Revue Internationale des Sciences Sociales, Vol. 61, n° 201-202, 2010, pp. 457–466

Contact: bochra.kammarti@gmail.com