Ahmed Zakarya Mitiche

Ahmed Zakarya Mitiche

Research Interests

Social Memories, Temporalities, Anthropology of History, Anthropology of Religion, Anthropology of Islam


Algeria, Maghrib, Middle East and North Africa, Mediterranean, Africa


Ahmed's research addresses the social life of memory in post-colonial Algeria. His work addresses the ways in which distinct practices of recalling the past, especially the revolutionary past of the War of Independence, constitute forms of political and ethical subject formation in the present. This work seeks to understand the temporalities that emerge in such practices, and the imaginings of future political possibilities that they engender. 


Columbia University, MPhil in Sociocultural Anthropology (2023)

Columbia University, MA in Sociocultural Anthropology (2022)

University of Michigan, MA in Modern Middle Eastern and North African Studies (2020)

University of Indianapolis, BA Honors in Philosophy, Sociology (2016)