Robin Beaumont

General Editor 

Robin Beaumont is a PhD candidate in Political Studies at the Paris-based École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS). A former student at École Normale Supérieure (ENS, Paris), he joined the European Research Council-funded program WAFAW in 2014, and is currently based in Amman, Jordan, as an associate to the French Institute for Near Eastern Studies (Ifpo). His research explores the reconfigurations of Shia political authority in post-2003 Iraq through a study of the structure of, and relationships between, the religious field (marja‘iyya), the Iraqi State, and the various Shia militias.

Research topics : Political sociology of Iraq since 2003, political history of Shia Islam in Iraq, States and political crises, sociology of religious elites.

Robin Beaumont est doctorant en Études politiques à l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS, Paris), dans le cadre du programme WAFAW du Conseil Européen pour la Recherche. Ancien élève de l’École normale supérieure, il est doctorant associé à l’Institut français du Proche-Orient (Ifpo) à Amman. Ses recherches s’intéressent aux transformations de l’autorité politique chiite et aux recompositions du fait partisan chiite en Irak depuis 2003, à travers une étude des différents acteurs du champ religieux (marja‘iyya), du champ étatique et du phénomène milicien chiite.

Publications on Noria

Sectarian Strategies, National Settings and the War Economy in Syria and Iraq

Sectarian Strategies, National Settings and the War Economy in Syria and Iraq

Adam BACZKO, Robin BEAUMONT, Arthur QUESNAY Maps by Xavier HOUDOY These maps were designed by Xavier Houdoy for Noria, with the support of the European Research Council-funded program WAFAW. They were based on data gathered by Adam Baczko, Robin Beaumont, Felix...

Doha en Érythrée

Doha en Érythrée

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmed Al Bashir and Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki at the opening of Kassala-Al Lafa Highway, Kesala, Sudan, 26th October 2011 (©The Peninsula) Si l’extraordinaire élan qu’a connu la...