Mohammed Hamdouni

Mohammed Hamdouni, a Moroccan PhD candidate, is currently pursuing a PhD in Ethnomusicology and Anthropology at the University of Bologna, Italy, focusing his research on Jewish Gnaoua Music in Morocco. He holds a Master’s degree in Communications of Organizations from Hassan II University of Casablanca, where his research delved into the perception of contemporary art among Moroccan youth. Mohammed further earned a Master of Laws in Comparative Law and Finance from the International University College of Turin, completing a thesis on religious violence cessation in contemporary Islamic thought.

Beyond academia, Mohammed’s engagement in various fields underscores his interdisciplinary approach to understand cultural habitats and movements. He is an active member of The Migrants Legal Clinic at the International University College of Turin and The University of Turin since January 2023. In 2022, he was recognized as a Remote Fellow at the Berlin Art Institute, Germany, and as a Cultural Fellow at the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) in Berlin.