Sami Bostanji - „La survivance du fait religieux dans l'ordre juridique national: l'exemple du droit tunisien du statut personnel“

Sami Bostanji obtained his doctorate degree at the Université de Bourgogne in 2000, with a thesis in the field of Private International Law. In 2003, he successfully completed the Concours national d’agrégation in Private Law.

Botanji is Professor at the Faculty for Law and Political Science at the University of Tunis. He further teaches at the Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) as part of the LL.M. course on the economic law of Arab countries. Moreover, over the course of the past years, he has held teaching obligations as visiting scholar at further faculties of law in France, including Tours, Dijon and Toulouse.

Bostanji is member of the Société de legislation comparée, co-director of the DRIMAN project (Laboratoire de droit des relations internationales des marchés et des négociations) and vice-president of the Tunisian chapter of the Association Henri Capitant des amis de la culture juridique française. Furthermore, he is a member of the Committee for the European-Arab Dialogue at the European Court of Arbitration.

Bostanji’s research interests lie in the area of Private International Law, International Trade Law and the legal systems of Arab countries.

Since February 2012, Sami Bostanji is Fellow at the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities “Law as Culture”.