Fellows & Grantees

Jamal Bahmad

African Peacebuilding Network: Individual Research Fellowships 2017
Project Title
Screening Transitional Justice: Moroccan Cinema as a Platform for Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
English Language and Literature


Jamal Bahmad is an assistant professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco. He earned his PhD from the University of Stirling, United Kingdom, with a dissertation on Moroccan urban cinema since 1990s. He has held a British Academy postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Leeds and, prior to that, was a research fellow at Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany. Dr. Bahmad specializes and has published widely in the field of North African cultural studies with a focus on cinema, cities, literature, memory, and youth cultures. He is currently working on his first monograph on Moroccan urban cinema since the 1990s and a co-edited special issue of French Cultural Studies (SAGE Journals, 2017) on trash cultures in the Francophone world.