Dalia Ghanem

Senior Resident Scholar
Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center
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Dalia Ghanem is a senior resident scholar at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, where her research focuses on Algeria’s political, economic, social, and security developments. Her research also examines political violence, radicalization, civil-military relationships, transborder dynamics, and gender.
 

Education

PhD, University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines 
MA, University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin en Yvelines and University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne
BA, University of Algiers

Languages

Arabic; English; French

Contact Information

 

Dalia Ghanem is a senior resident scholar at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, where her research focuses on Algeria’s political, economic, social, and security developments. Her research also examines political violence, radicalization, civil-military relationships, transborder dynamics, and gender. Ghanem has been a guest speaker on these issues in various conferences and a regular commentator in different Arab and international print and audio-visual media. Ghanem is currently writing a book on the resilience of the Algerian regime scheduled to be published in 2022 by Palgrave Macmillan

Ghanem was previously an El-Erian fellow at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center. Prior to joining Carnegie in 2013, she was a teaching associate at Williams College in Massachusetts and she also served as a research assistant at the Center for Political Analysis and Regulation at the University of Versailles.

Ghanem is the author of numerous publications, including most recently: “Education in Algeria: Don’t Mention the War” (Carnegie, October 2021); “When the Margins Rise: The Case of Ouargla and Tataouine” (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, July 2021); “Above the State: The General’s Republic in Algeria” (Texas National Security Review, May 2021); “Ankara’s Maghreb Moment” (Carnegie, May 2021); “Algeria: War against women” (Middle East Institute, February 2021); The last emir?: AQIM’s decline in the Sahel (Middle East Institute, December 2020); and Another Battle of Algiers (New York Times, March 2019).

  • Women and the Arab Uprisings: The Revolution Within
    April 7, 2021 Live on Facebook and YouTube
    Women and the Arab Uprisings: The Revolution Within

    What role can females play in the process of transition as the region moves forward? What can be done to overcome the gender stereotypes and patriarchal norms embedded in Arab society?

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  • North Africa in Transition
    December 16, 2020 YouTube @CarnegieMENA عربي
    North Africa: Tension as the New Normal?

    Held on Dec. 16 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST (5:30-7:00 p.m. Beirut). North Africa has witnessed a tumultuous year with persistent conflict in Libya, popular protests in Algeria, tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia over Addis Ababa’s building of a dam on the Nile, and recent skirmishes in the West Sahara, which might threaten the region’s stability. Panelists will explore the implications of these unfolding dynamics and discuss the future of the region’s autocratic regimes, geopolitical rivalries, as well as the alliances that will shape North Africa in 2021.

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  • A Global Renewal? What to Expect in 2021
    December 16, 2020 Live on YouTube @CarnegieMENA عربي
    A Global Renewal? What to Expect in 2021

    The conference will consist of six virtual discussions that will provide a look ahead to 2021, focusing on what Carnegie scholars and other experts believe will be the most significant and challenging issues facing the Middle East and North Africa in their interaction with international actors.

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  • Algeria's Borderlands: A Country Unto Themselves
    June 22, 2020 YouTube @CarnegieMENA
    Algeria’s Borderlands: A Country Unto Themselves

    Algerian officials in the northeastern border area between Algeria and Tunisia continue to permit the cross-border smuggling of petrol and other commodities.

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  • algeria
    June 27, 2019 Carnegie Europe
    Algeria: Facing the Moment of Truth?

    Algerians demand political reform and a civilian-led transition to democracy, but what happens next remains unclear.

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  • The Military and Politics: The Cases of Algeria, Egypt, Libya, and Sudan
    May 28, 2019 Beirut, Lebanon عربي
    The Military and Politics: The Cases of Algeria, Egypt, Libya, and Sudan

    The armed forces have been a central political player and the real locus of power in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, and Sudan for the past 60 years.

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  • Bouteflika is Gone: What does the Future Hold for Algeria?
    May 13, 2019 Beirut, Lebanon عربي
    Bouteflika is Gone: What does the Future Hold for Algeria?

    In February 2019, millions of Algerians began protesting against a fifth term of their ailing 82-year-old then-president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

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  • December 6, 2018 Beirut, Lebanon عربي
    A Shifting World Order: What to Expect in 2019

    A look ahead to 2019, focusing on the most significant and challenging issues facing the world, specifically the Middle East and North Africa region.

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  • April 27, 2017 Beirut, Lebanon عربي
    A New Age for Female Militancy in the Middle East?

    The Islamic State has seen hundreds of women join its ranks, flocking from countries as diverse as Austria, France, Tunisia, and Saudi Arabia. On the other front of the same war, Kurdish female fighters have made international headlines following their resistance in Kobanî and Sinjar.

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  • April 12, 2017 Washington, DC
    Militancy and Conflict in the Sahel and Maghreb

    Conflicts and insecurity in the Maghreb and Sahel are increasingly becoming interdependent and altering the regional security terrain.

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