Patrick Haenni

Associate Researcher

Special Adviser, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue

Patrick Haenni became a consultant for HD in 2009 before joining the organisation as Special Adviser for the Middle East and North Africa region in 2012. He is an expert on social movements, religious practices and Islamic politics, and he has written several books on these subjects. His previous experience includes more than a decade in Egypt working for the Centre d’Études et de Documentation Économiques et Juridiques et sociales, which is related to France’s National Centre for Scientific Research. Patrick has also worked for the International Crisis Group in Lebanon as an Analyst, and for the Swiss Religioscope Institution, as a researcher focusing on the sociology of religions. Patrick has a doctorate in Political Sociology from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.

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