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Friday 16 May 2014 - 00:00 to Saturday 17 May 2014 - 00:00
St Antony’s College, Oxford

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This two day conference will bring together academics from Tunisia and the UK to discuss the political, social and cultural dimensions of the Tunisian Revolution three years after its making.

The British Council in partnership with the Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College University of Oxford has signed a £1,500 grant agreement to support the attendance of five Tunisians to participate in the conference.

Keynote speakers:

Dr Mouldi Gouessoumi, Lecturer in Sociology at the Higher Institute of Entertainment for Youth and Culture, University of Tunis 

Professor Nabil Cherni, Department of English, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Humanities, University of Manouba 

Professor Abdel Wahed Mokni, Professor of Contemporary History and Political Anthropology, Director of the Laboratory (LERIC), Faculty of Letters and Humanities of Sfax, University of Sfax

Ms Amira Yahyaoui, Activist and Founding Director of Al Bawsala

Who can attend?

The conference is open to the public and free to attend, but prior registration is requested. 

How to register?

Please visit the conference website for details of how to register:

For any further information please contact Sana Ajmi|, Project Manager for British Council Tunisia. 


Image by Khalid Albaih, under Creative Commons Licence, on Flickr. 

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