Abdennour Toumi

Biography

Education

 * University of Algiers Law School, Algiers, Algeria, Master’s in Public Law
 * University of Toulouse I, Toulouse, France, Diplôme des Études Approfondies (DEA) in Political Science

Work & Membership 

North African Studies Expert: ORSAM (Middle Eastern Studies Center), Ankara, Turkey
France & Maghreb Correspondent:  HYPERLINK "http://www.thearabdailynews.com" www.thearabdailynews.com online paper, Chicago, IL, US
Research Analyst & Coordinator: CASD (Center for Arab Studies & Development), Paris, France
Humanitarian Analyst: LʼIRIS (Strategic & International Relations Institute), Paris, France
* Affiliated with Sociology of Islam Journal & contributor at International Studies & Muslim Societies  Center, Portland State University, Portland, OR
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* European Observation of Arabic Language Teaching (OEELA), (al-Marsad), Paris, France, member
* Anglo-American Press Association in Paris (AAPA), Paris, France, member
* Arab-American Journalists Association (AAJA), Chicago, lL, U.S.A, member

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