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Hind Arroub

Founder & Director, MOROCCO

She has a PhD in Law and Political Science from Mohammed V University of Juridical, Economic and Social Sciences in Rabat. Her work takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of international law, political and social sciences, human rights and media. Hind’s research interests revolve around Morocco and the Arab World with a focus on: politics and religion, authoritarian regimes and democracy, good governance, riots and social movements, media freedom, human rights, and global politics’ relationship to the Arab World (such as the Iraq war, international terrorism and the impact of globalization).

Hind Arroub was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University – USA, in the calendar year 2010, at CDDRL ’’Center for Democracy, Development and The Rule of Law’’ in ’’The Free Man Spogli Institute for International Studies’’, affiliated with the Program on Good Governance and Political Reform in the Arab World. She is also an associate researcher with CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) at the Laboratory of Sociology “Culture et Société en Europe”, affiliated with University of Strasbourg in France.

Hind was a lecturer in Hassan II University of Law in Casablanca where she taught “Constitutional Law and the Political”. She has 10 years experience in journalism in Morocco and abroad, and is one of the founders of the Moroccan academic journal Wijhat Nadar (Point of view) and member of its editorial board and scientific committee. She has participated in, organized and managed a number of conferences, study days, colloquia, round tables, and workshops in Morocco and abroad.

Hind’s first book “Revolutions in the Era of Humiliocracy'”, co-authored with the Moroccan Professor of Futurism Mahdi El-Mandjra, addresses major questions of democracy in Morocco and the Arab world and other international issues related to the Middle East and North Africa region.

She is also the author of “The ‘Makhzan’ in Moroccan Political Culture” (2004) and “Approach to the Foundations of Legitimacy of the Moroccan Political System”, published in November 2009.

Hind is also a human rights activist and a poet, she has a poetry collection in Arabic called “Milad Nassim Assef” (Birth of a Stormy Breeze).