Dr Bouchra Sidi Hida is a Program Officer in CODESRIA’s Research Program. She is a Senior Researcher at CERSS, Rabat, and was also the occupant of the Euroarabe Chair of Social Sciences and Governance at Euroarabe Foundation, Grenada University, Spain. Sidi Hida is an associate researcher at many research centers around the world (CRIEC from UQAM, Montreal, LPED from Aix Marseille University and LEPOSHS from International University of Rabat). Bouchra Sidi Hida holds a Ph.D in Social Sciences from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium (UCL). She is the author of many articles and books including Social Movement and logics of actors, Moroccan Altermondialisation (Presses universitaires de Louvain PUL, Belgium). Sidi Hida has both extensive experience in research on many themes, including social movements, alterglobalisation, civil society, migrations, public and social policies, cities and globalization, urban sociology, gender, mediation. She also has significant experience in training.