Institute for Social Science Research on Algeria


Siham Beddoubia

Siham Beddoubia is a doctoral student at the University of Oran2. Her thesis focuses on trade union mobilisation in the public sector in Algeria and the relationship between unions and the State from 1989 to 2014. She is particularly interested in contestation over social welfare in Algeria.

Her ongoing research is based on in-depth fieldwork, and investigates the role played by trade unions in Algeria in the promotion of workers’ rights, as well as the mobilisation of social actors for advancing freedom and democracy in the country.

She participated in research projects related to social movements in Algeria including:

  • “The management of social crises in Algeria: The cases of Arouch and Ghardaia ”, (CRASC project).
  • “Electoral behaviour in Algeria”, ERC Tarica project: Glossary of protest among young unemployed graduates.
  • “Contestation in Algeria”, ERC- Dream, working paper. “
Social movements in Algeria
Mobilisations around democratic struggles
Protest lexicon
Beddoubia, S. Three contributions: « CGT-CGTU-UGSA », « Syndicats, -Union générale des travailleurs algériens, (UGTA syndicat de 1956 à 1962) », « La voix des Humbles » dans Dictionnaire du passé de l’Algérie de la préhistoire à 1962, edited by Hassan Remaoun, Algiers, ENAG, 2015.
Beddoubia, S. « Mobilisations syndicale dans le secteur de la fonction publique en Algérie et rapport à l’Etat : le cas des syndicats d’enseignants de la wilaya d’Oran », in Insaniyat Revue Algérienne d’anthropologie et de science sociale, n° 67, 2015, p. 79-90.
Beddoubia, S. Translator of a book chapter (from French to Arabic), by Hassan Remaoun, published in the Future of Social Sciences in the Arab World, CRASC Publishing, Center for Arab Unit Studies, Beirut, 2015.
Beddoubia, S. « Les rapports syndicats, pouvoir politique en Algérie ; l’exercice du droit syndical en question ; le cas des syndicats d’enseignants de la wilaya d’Oran », La Revue algérienne des politiques publiques, Vol. 5, n° 8, 2015, p. 6-23.

Beddoubia, S. A contribution in « djam’ya/association » dans Les mots au Maghreb dictionnaire de l’espace public », Edited by Hassan Remaoun, Ahmed Khouaja, Éditions Crasc et Dirassat, ENAG, 2019.