Ahlem Hajaji is a Junior Research Fellow with HISDEMAB. She is a doctoral candidate at Université de la Manouba in Tunis (Laboratoire Régions et Ressources Patrimoniales de Tunisie). Her doctoral research, supervised by Prof. Habib Kazdaghli, focuses on the Jewish Community in Tunisia under French Colonization. In the framework of HISDEMAB, she particularly investigates Communal Jewish Deliberative and Election Practices in Colonial Tunis.
Since 2020: Doctoral Research Fellow in the Project: “Historicity of Democracy in the Arab and Muslim Worlds” (HISDEMAB)
2017 – 2020: Teacher at the Chabad Lubavitch Institute of Tunisia
Since 2017: Member of the Laboratoire du Patrimoine Turâth, University of La Manouba Tunisia
Since 2020 PhD Candidate at Manouba University in History and Heritage
2013 – 2017 M.A. in History and heritage at Manouba University