Dr Sarah Mazouz | Associated Researcher

Former Member
The State, Political Norms and Political Conflicts
Centre Marc Bloch, Friedrichstraße 191, D-10117 Berlin
Email: mazouz  ( at )  cmb.hu-berlin.de Tel: +49 (0)209370720

Home Institution : Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CERAPS) | Position : Post-Doctoral fellow | Disciplines : Social Sciences |


Sarah Mazouz defended her PhD dissertation, surpivised by Didier Fassin and entitled "The French Republic and Her Others. Anti-discrimination Policies and Practices of Naturalization in France in the Years 2000", in 2010 at the EHESS (Paris).
From November 2010 to June 2013, she conducted a post-doctoral research in the multidisciplinary research programme MORALS – Towards a Critical Moral Anthropolgy for which Didier Fassin was awarded an Advanced Grant of the European Research Council. Through an ethnography of a youth employment centre in the suburb of Paris, my work tried to explore the moral and emotional issues involved in the relationship between young people, mostly from working-class and immigrant origins, and their advisors.
Since October 2013, she is post-doctoral fellow at the Centre Marc Bloch. She leads a new research project on dual citizenship issues in Germany. Through an ethnographic approach, she studies both dual citizenship politics and experiences. During this first year, her project focuses on German -Tunsian.


Political Anthropology of the State, Street-Level Bureaucracy, Anti-discrimination Policies, Migration, Citizenship, Sociology of Law, Racialisation, Gender, Intersectionality, Post-colonial Studies, Ethnography and Epistemological issues in Social Sciences.

Institution of thesis

Dual Citizenship in Action. Construction of a (Trans)National Form.

Organisation of Events

2012 : Organisation (with D. Fassin and S. Roux) of the international symposium « Au cœur de l’État. Comment les institutions traitent leur public », EHESS, Paris, 11 and 12 June 2012. http://iris.ehess.fr/document.php?id=1439
2009 : Organisation (with D. Fassin, É. Fassin, N. Fischer and P. Ndiaye) of the international symposium "Entre discriminations et reconnaissance. Ce que racialiser veut dire. Borders and Boundaries II", EHESS, Paris, 15 and 16 Octuber 2009.
2008 : Organisation (witht A. Le Goff and M. Garrau) of the Conference "Reconnaissance et discriminations raciales", Université Paris X-Nanterre, Nanterre, 26 May 2008.
2007 : Organisation (with É. Biland and É. Pénissat) of the conference "Agents des services publics face au(x) politique(s)", École Normale Supérieure, Paris, 25 Septembre 2007.


Finanzierung: Marie Curie Stipendium (FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IEF).