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Soraya Hosni

Soraya Hosni

Soraya Hosni

Anthropologist & PhD Candidate
Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Social, EHESS Paris

Soraya Hosni is an anthropologist, filmmaker  and cultural diplomat who dreams in eight languages. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Social Anthropology at the EHESS Paris under Prof. Philippe Descola, focusing on comparing indigenous and western epistemologies as it relates to active volcanoes. While trained in the classical french anthropology, Hosni has extended her work across continents and disciplines. She has conducted extensive fieldwork in Chile, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, France, Palestine & Tunisia and has directed initiatives in Language Preservation, Cultural Documentation, Museum Curation, and Disaster Management.  A sample of her work was transformed into an installation at the Humboldt-Box Berlin and can also be found online www.lonmarum.com.  Expanding beyond traditional academic settings, Ms. Hosni has used culture as an interface in a variety of environments including Community Cultural Centers, Indigenous villages, and European scientist forums. Following the recent shifts in Europe, she really interested in shaping public narrative as it relates to social cohesion.