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Mohammed Hashas

Dipartimento Scienze Politiche
Area Scientifico Disciplinare Sociology
Titolo del programma di ricerca I media digitali di lingua araba nel nuovo scenario post-rivoluzionario
Docente responsabile Prof.ssa Francesca Maria Corrao
Inizio attività 1/2/2014
Termine attività 31/1/2017
Curriculum vitae

Born on 02/03/1984, in Morocco. Hashas holds a PhD in Political Theory from LUISS University in Rome, with a distinguished dissertation on “The Idea of European Islam: Voices of Perpetual Modernity” (2013).  He also holds an MA in European Studies from LUISS, with a grant from the the European Union DG for Education and Culture (2010), and an MA in Literary-Cultural Studies from Mohamed I University in Oujda, Morocco (2008). Hashas was a research fellow at Babylon Center for the Study of the Multicultural Society in Tilburg, the Netherlands (July-October 2010), and at the Center for European Islamic Thought at the University of Copenhagen (Sept 2011 – July 2012). He has taken part in the organization of conferences and seminars, and contributed papers and communications in Morocco, Italy, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK, Denmark, Austria, Hungary, Turkey, Cape Verde Republic, Mexico, and India. Hashas is publishing his papers with the Journal of Muslims of Europe, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, and the Journal of Studia Islamica, besides contributions to edited books. He also contributes opinion articles to web magazines and newspapers in Arabic and English. His academic concerns are the emerging European Islamic thought, Arab-Islamic political thought, and the ongoing socio-political and cultural transformations of the Arab societies. 



Migration and EU Integration Policies: Facts, Achievements, and the Challenge of the Muslim Question. Monograph supervised by Professor Giuliano Amato, funded by the European Commission for Education and Culture 2008-2009, and published by LAP for Young Scholars in Germany, Dec. 2010. Available on Amazon, ISBN-13: 978-3843381703.

Articles in Journals:

  • Moroccan Exceptionalism Examined: Constitutional Insights pre- and- post 2011, International Affairs Institute IAI, Working Paper 1334, 10 Dec. 2013, pp. 18.
  • Reading Abdennour Bidar: New Pathways for European Islamic Thought,” Journal of Muslims in Europe (JOME), issue 2:1, Autumn 2013, pp. 31.
  • The American Proto-Geopoetician: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) and Kenneth White: The Euramerasian, On Line Journal of the Scottish Centre for Geopoetics, Issue 1, January 2012.

Chapters in Books:

  •  ‘Young Muslims in the Netherlands: Understanding Tariq Ramadan.’ Co-authored with Jan Jaap de Ruiter, in Martina Topic and Srdjan Sremac, eds. Europe as a Multiple Modernity: Multiplicity of Religious Identities and Belongings (New Castle: Cambridge Publishing Scholars, 2014) pp. 149-193 (44 pages).

Book Reviews in Refereed Journals:

  1. Wael Hallaq, The Impossible State, Columbia UP, 2013 (Jan. 2014, in Arabic, at: Mominoun Without Borders Foundation for Research, )
  2. Jean-Pierre Filiu, The Arab Revolution: Ten Lessons from the Democratic Uprising, Oxford University Press, 2011, Plurilogue Journal, October 2013.
  3. Abdennour Bidar, Comment sortir de la religion (How to Overcome Religion), 2012 - for Plurilogue Politics and Philosophy Reviews, January 2013.
  4. Anna Triandafyllidou, et al. eds. European Multiculturalisms: Cultural, Religious and Ethnic Challenges, 2012, JOME, Journal of Muslims in Europe, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 212 –214.
  5. Tariq Ramadan: Towards a Philosophy of Pluralism, 2010 – for Plurilogue Politics and Philosophy Reviews, October 2011

Essays on Cottage Reader, Journal of Philosophy, Art, and Culture, Vol. 2 No. 1

(December 2012–March 2013):

Informed Opinion Articles on the Arab Spring 2011-2013, available at Resetdoc online magazine for Dialogue on Civilizations, based in Rome,

Ricerche in corso

Forthcoming Journal Articles and Book Chapters for 2014:

  • Forthcoming (being reviewed): “Tareq Oubrou’s Geotheology: Sharia of the Minority and the Secularization of European Islamic Thought.” (Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, Spring 2014), pp. 35.
  • Forthcoming (being reviewed): “Is European Islam Experiencing an Ontological Revolution for an Epistemological Awakening?” (Spring 2014) pp. 31.
  • Forthcoming (being reviewed): (“Pluralism within European Islam: Secularizing Theology, Sacralizing Modernity,” in Carmela Decaro, ed., The Legal Treatment of Religious Claims in Multicultural Societies, LUISS UP, Fall 2014, pp. 26)
  • Forthcoming (being reviewed): “Taha Abderrahman as a Political Philosopher: the Concept of the Awakened Youth and the Moroccan Spring,” in Cedriq Beyloque and Aziz Hlaoua, eds, Les enjeux du religieux dans une société en transition (Publications du Centre Jacque Berque of Rabat, CNRS 2014) pp. 30.