Agnès De Féo

Portrait of Agnès   De Féo

Agnès de Féo is a French sociologist and documentary filmmaker, researcher with Aix-Marseille University (AMU) and EHESS (Paris), who has studied since 2008 the status of women in radical Islam trends such as the Salafist movement in France, the use of niqab (strict veiling).

She has researched the Muslim communities in Southeast Asia, in particular in the vicinity of the Vietnamese town of Châu Ò’c (An Giang province), near the Cambodian border, and the influence of Islam orthodox shafii movement and of the Tabligh shura in the region.