Kenza Sefrioui

Member & co-founder of Racines, Morocco,
Cultural journalist

Kenza Sefrioui (c) Isabelle Arnold/More Europe

Kenza Sefrioui is a cultural journalist and book reviewer. From 2005 to 2010 she directed the literary column of the Journal hebdomadaire and collaborates to Babelmed, a website dedicated to Mediterranean cultures and societies, as well as Economia.

She studied comparative literature  at the University Paris IV-Sorbonne and has just published her PhD thesis: Souffles (1966.1973), espoirs de révolution culturelle au Maroc (Éditions du Sirocco, 2013). She also co-directed Casablanca œuvre ouverte, an increased republication of Casablanca, fragments d’imaginaire with a second volume, Casablanca poème urbain on the Casablanca contemporary writing (Le Fennec, 2013). As a cultural activist, she advocates for the association Racines for the cultural development in Morocco and Africa, and organizes debates on cultural issues.

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