Yazid Ben Hounet
Yazid Ben Hounet is a social anthropologist, research fellow at the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, member of the Laboratoire d’Anthropologie Sociale (CNRS – Collège de France – EHESS).
He holds his PhD from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris).
His dissertation was published in 2009 and discussed tribal issues in contemporary Algeria. His past and current research lays at the intersection of legal and political anthropology, in Muslim context.
He also did research in the field of kinship studies.
After he completed his PhD thesis, he studied the local processes of reconciliation in Algeria and Sudan, but also legal practices in matters of property.
Among his publications :
• Yazid Ben Hounet (eds.), 2018 Law and Property in Algeria: anthropological perspectives, Brill, Leiden.
• Yazid Ben Hounet & Deborah Puccio-Den (eds.), 2017, Truth, intentionality and evidence: anthropological approaches to crime, Routledge.
• Yazid Ben Hounet, 2009, Parenté et anthropologie sociale. Ginkgo Editeur, Paris.
• Yazid Ben Hounet, 2009, L’Algérie des tribus. Le fait tribal dans le Haut Sud-Ouest contemporain, Éditions L’Harmattan, Collection “Connaissances des Hommes”, Paris.