Myriam Francois is a writer, broadcaster and academic with a focus on current affairs, France, Islam and the Middle East. She is a broadcast journalist for TRT World and recently presented two films for BBC One and her first current affairs 10pm special for Channel 4. She writes a monthly column for the New Statesman and is a regular contributor to Middle East Eye, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, Salon, The Independent, Al Jazeera English, Australian Broadcast Corporation (ABC), The New Internationalist, Your Middle East, and others. Myriam has also worked as a correspondent for Huffington Post US.
She is a regular contributor to public debates on Sky News, BBC Newsnight, BBC Daily Politics, Channel 4 News and others. She is also regularly asked to speak at events such at the Hay on Wye festival, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Franco-British council and others. Currently a PhD (DPhil) researcher at Oxford University, she has lectured at universities worldwide including Harvard, Birmingham, Luther College and Kingston.
Myriam is a Research Associate at the Centre of Islamic Studies (CIS) at SOAS University, where her research focuses on British Muslim integration issues. She also undertakes the centre’s media outreach and research dissemination in relation to its work on British Muslim communities. She has a BA in Social and Political Sciences from Cambridge University and an MA in Arab Studies (Honours), specialising in Middle East politics, from Georgetown University.
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