Dr. Samuel Sami Everett, 2020-2023

Curriculum Vitae

Samuel Sami Everett (who goes by Sami) was a Research Fellow in the department of Socio-Cultural Diversity. He was research coordinator for the cross-national (France-Germany-UK) ethnographic research on the ORA Joint Research Project "Muslim-Jewish encounter, diversity & distance in urban Europe: Religion, culture and social model (ENCOUNTERS)". He holds a PhD in Politics from SOAS, University of London and a BA in North African Language and Culture from INALCO, Paris. His research focuses on the historical-colonial and spatial-political dimensions of Jewish and Muslim identification. His research interests span the historical the anthropological and the cultural and his work is located between North African, Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic studies of Diaspora, dynamic interreligious interaction, and migratory trajectories. He uses the digital humanities and was awarded the Cambridge University Press Prize for excellence in Technology Enabled Learning at Cambridge for his online ethnographic methods class 2020-21. Sami was Research Associate at the University of Cambridge Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) 2017-2020.

Research projects


Journal Articles

Everett, S. S. (2022). From Les Petites Jérusalems to Jerusalem: North African Postcolonial Racialization and Orthodoxy. AJS Review: The Journal of the Association for Jewish Studies, 46(1), 113–130. https://doi.org/10.1353/ajs.2022.0006

Everett, S. S. (2020). On Double-Diasporicity: Notes From a Pilgrimage Ethnography to the Grave of Amran Ben Diwan. Hespéris-Tamuda, 55(3), 49–64.

Everett, S. S. (2020). Une Ambiance Diaspora: Continuity and Change in Parisian Maghrebi Imaginaries. Comparative Studies in Society and History, 62(1), 135–155. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0010417519000434

Everett, S. S., & Gidley, B. (2018). Getting away from the noise. Francosphères, 7(2), 173–196. https://doi.org/10.3828/franc.2018.13

Everett, S. S. (2018). Interfaith Dialogue and Faith-Based Social Activism in a State of Emergency: Laïcité and the Crisis of Religion in France. International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, 31(4), 437–454. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10767-018-9291-0

Everett, S. S. (2017). The Algerian Works of Hélène Cixous: At the Triple Intersection of European, North African and Religious Nationalisms. International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, 30(2), 201–217. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10767-017-9256-8

Edited Volumes

Bock, J.-J., Fahy, J., & Everett, S. (Eds.). (2019). Emergent Religious Pluralisms (1st ed. 2019 Edition). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapters in Edited Volumes

Gidley, B., & Everett, S. S. (2022). Introduction: Jews and Muslims in Europe. Between Discourse and Experience. In B. Gidley & S. S. Everett (Eds.), Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 13 (2022) (pp. 1–21). Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004514331_002

Everett, S. S. (2019). Struggling to Establish Jewish-Muslim Dialogue in a Paris Synagogue after the 2015 Attacks. In G. Giordan & A. P. Lynch (Eds.), Volume 10: Interreligious Dialogue (pp. 32–48). BRILL. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004401266_004

Everett, S. S., & Crowley, P. (2017). The many (im)possibilities of contemporary Algerian Judaïtés. In Francophone Postcolonial Studies. Algeria: Nation, Culture and Transnationalism: 1988-2015 (pp. 63–80). Liverpool University Press.

Other Publications

Lyamlahy, K. (2023). Jewish–Muslim Interactions: Performing Cultures between North Africa and France. Edited by Samuel Sami Everett and Rebekah Vince. French Studies, 77(2), 336–337. https://doi.org/10.1093/fs/knad034

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