Ding Chenxi

Ding Chenxi
Assistant Professor

Education: Doctoral Degree
Languages: Chinese, English, Arabic, Hebrew, French
Email: dingchenxi@tsinghua.edu.cn
Research Countries/Regions: Morocco, Maghreb
Research Interests: Comparative law, Islamic constitutionalism, legal systems of the Maghreb countries.

Education Background

  • B.A. in Arabic, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Beijing Language and Culture University.
  • M.A. in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • Ph.D. in Law, Law School, Tsinghua University.

Work Experience

  • 2012-2014 Arabic News Editor CCTV+

Academic Visiting:

  • 2009.07-2009.10 Suez Canal University, Egypt.
  • 2010.11-2011.08 Kuwait University, Kuwait.
  • 2017.09-2019.06 Visiting scholar, Mohammed V University, Morocco.

Translated book:

  • Michael B. Oren, Six days of war: June 1967 and the making of the modern Middle East, New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Book Chapter:

  • Ding Chenxi, "The Hidden Corners: Visibility and Self-Censorship of "Transgressions" in Moroccan Society," in The Global as a Field: A Tour of Tsinghua University’s Area Studies, May 2022, The Commercial Press.

Area Observation and Commentary:

  • Ding, Chenxi. “The Historical Process of Cannabis Legalization in Morocco and its Controversies”, Area Observation, No.2, 2021.
  • Ding, Chenxi. “The Moroccan-Spanish Diplomatic Crisis in the Context of the Abrahamic Accords”, Area Observation, No.4, 2021.


  • Ding Chenxi: "The Controversy of Legitimacy of Major Government Decisions under the Moroccan Epidemic," the 13th Annual Conference of the Academic Community of Political Science and International Relations, Beijing, August 2020.
  • Ding Chenxi: "From Shariah to Islamic Law: The Historical Evolution of Personal Status Law in Morocco," the 2021 IIAS Area Studies Forum, Beijing, July 2021.