Samia Hathroubi

Samia Hathroubi, M.A.

Max-Weber-Institut für Soziologie
Universität Heidelberg
Bergheimer Str. 58
69115 Heidelberg


  • January 2021, on-line conference "Preserving and conveying memory to foster Otherness" organised by Ta’aruf Center  (Morocco Interfaith and Peacebuilding Research and Training Center) "How do we mobilize history and heritage in the present debate over alterity, including spiritual alterity ? , the French case "
  • 01/ 2020-2021: Avicenna Program, Leader of Design and Implementation of Program Workshops and Training for CEOs from the Netherlands about Islam, interfaith and religious extremism, Paris, France
  • 11/2019 European Network Against Racism and Open Society.Anti Racist and Diversity Week, Trainer for the EU gathering of activist, Brussels, Belgium
  • 04/ 2017 Women in the World, International Summit , Speaker, “Paris on the Brink” with Zineb El Rhazoui (Journalist of Charlie Hebdo) and Zainab Salbi (Humanitarian Activist on Women Rights), New York, U.S.
  • 03/ 2017 University of Cambridge, CNRS-Cambridge, Lecturer. “Actions et acteurs du champ de l’interreligieux post attentats. Ruptures et continuités.” Cambridge, UK
  • 03/ 2017 Shalom Aleykoum Program, Trainer. Two-days-training for 40 young participants from diverse backgrounds about Muslim-Jewish-Relations, Approaches to conflicts in the Middle East, Brussels, Belgium
  • 03/ 2017 Women in the World, International Conference , Speaker “Paris on the Brink” with Zainab Salbi , Los Angeles, U.S.
  • 12/ 2016 Coexister Paris, Lecturer “Retour sur une décennie de dialogue, rencontre et collaboration judéo-musulmane, de Tunis, Paris à Jérusalem.” Paris, France
  • 12/ 2016 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), 23rd Ministerial Council, Speaker “Youth and North”, Hamburg, Germany
  • 10/ 2016 OSCE, Mediterranean Conference on Youth North and South of the Mediterranean, Trainer and Moderator CVE Program, European activists and practitioners on violent extremism, Vienna, Austria
  • 10/ 2016 Open Society Foundation, Trainer. Training for Human Right Activists tackling stereotypes about Muslims, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 04/ 2016 Paris, France EHESS Lecturer, In co-operation with Professor Gòle “Perspectives judéo-musulmanes en Europe, au-delà de la judéo- islamophobie”
  • 02/ 2016 Paris, France Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (EPHE), Lecturer, in co-operation with Valentine Zuber “Le religieux et l’interreligieux au sein de l’UE”
  • 01/ 2016 Sciences-Politiques Paris, Lecturer, in co-operation with Elyamine Settoul  « De Copenhague à Paris, retour sur des pratiques interreligieuses innovantes”, Paris, France


  • 09/ 2019-2020 Obama Foundation Europe Fellow Berlin, Germany
  • 04/ 2017 Marshall Prize for Inclusive Leadership Capacity Building Torino, Italy
  • 10/2016 Twitter Prize for Best Campaign designed on inclusive narratives Paris, France
  • 2013 YaLa Fellowship, Conflict Resolution and Training for Trainers, Amman, Jordan
  • 09/2013 A Sea of Words, Finalist of Literary Contest of the Institut Europeu de la Mediterrània/ Anna Lindh Foundation, Barcelona, Spain


  • 09/ 2019- 2021, Strasbourg, University of Strasbourg Teacher and Lecturer
  • 06/ 2012- 2019, Paris, Europe Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU), European Director, Advocacy on ritual rights for Muslim and Jewish leaders within European institutions, coordination of international campaigns, interfaith events and workshops
  • 06/ 2015 –2018 Paris, France Coexister Director of Development Responsible for fundraising, creation of new local groups, partnerships with public and private sector.
  • 06/ 2012 – 06/ 2013 Palestine and Israel YaLa – Young Leaders, Advocacy Officer Responsible for partnership building with regional organizations, public diplomacy
  • 09/ 2011 – 06/ 2012 Paris, France Parler en Paix, Vice-President Managing activities, Courses of Hebrew and Arabic for 200 participants in two districts of Paris, Organization of cultural events
  • 09/ 2007 – 09/ 2012 Villepinte, France High School Teacher. Leading weekly workshop on Journalism, Annual program on Shoah and genocide in partnership with the Memorial of the Shoah


  • 06/2021 -  University of Heidelberg, Max Weber Institute of Sociology, Assistant Research and Phd Student « Interactions between Jews and Muslims in France and Germany: A contribution to Europe ».
  • 09/2020 University College of Dublin, PhD of Sociology
  • 2019/2020 University of Strasbourg,Department of Sociology of Religion, Master 2: “Interreligieux et pluralisme: Trajectoires et Engagements des pratiquants de la religion à l’autre”
  • 2018/2019 University of Catholic Theology of Strasbourg, Interreligio Master
  • 08/ 2016 University of Sarajevo, Center of Advanced Studies, Summer School “Challenges of Pluralism in Europe”, Selected Participant, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • 01/ 2015- 06/ 2016 Cambridge, UK, Woolf Institute “Jews, Muslims and Christians Modern Challenges”
  • 08/ 2014 Beyrouth, Lebanon Arabic Language Course (Level B2), Selected Participant
  • 06/ 2011 – 06/ 2012 Paris, France University of Nanterre: Master of History in Medieval Islam: "Mar-Sabas and the Islamisation of Palestine"
  • 09/ 2008 – 09/2009 Lyon, France Certificat d’Aptitude au Professorat de Lycée Professionnel (CAPLP) Lettres-Histoire
  • 09/ 2007 Strasbourg, France Institut Universitaire de Formation des Maîtres (IUFM), Training for Teachers, Bilingual section for History (English)