This conversation with Nacira Guénif-Souilamas was recorded at the University of Paris VIII (Saint-Denis) for The Funambulist Magazine 05 (May-June 2016): Design & Racism. It opens a series of conversations on Archipelago about this important topic. Nacira is an anthropologist and sociologist, author and editor of four books examining structural racism in France. Such a specific system of legal targeting, administrative discrimination, urbanistic discrimination, stigmatizing imaginaries, etc. is the topic of this conversation.
Nacira Guénif-Souilamas is an anthropologist and sociologist, author and editor of four books examining structural racism in France: Des « beurettes » aux descendantes d’immigrants nord-africains (Grasset, 2000), Des beurettes (Hachette Pluriel, 2003), Les féministes et le garçon arabe (with Éric Macé, L’Aube, 2004), (ed.) La République mise à nu par son immigration (La Fabrique, 2006). See Nacira’s Funambulist contributor page.