Myriam Amri is a PhD candidate in the joint degree in Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies. Her research focuses on the social life of money in poor neighbourhoods in Tunis. She is particularly interested in how money informs local narratives, changing subjectivities and the relation to the natural environment.
Myriam holds an MSc in anthropology and development from the London School of Economics where she received the Lucy Mair prize for her dissertation on unpaid debts in Tunisia. She completed her undergraduate degree in the dual-bachelor program between SciencesPo Paris and Columbia University. She is originally from Tunis and is the co-founder of “Asameena", an Arab literary magazine.