SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

The Jasmine Revolution: Causes and Consequences for Tunisia and the Region

Guest Speakers: Said Ferjani; Dr. Noureddine Miladi; Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui; Muhamad Ali Harrath

Date: 4 February 2011Time: 4:00 PM

Finishes: 4 February 2011Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Panel Discussion

The SOAS Politics and International Studies Department will be hosting a panel discussion on: The Jasmine Revolution: Causes and Consequences for Tunisia and the Region on 4 February, from 4-6pm in the Khalili Lecture Theatre.

Guest Speakers include: 

Said Ferjani: Head of Policy and Public Relations at the Muslim Association of Britain  (MAB), Founding Member of the Tunisian An Nahda (Renaissance) Party, speaking on: An Nahda origins, current and future plans; 

Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui: Deputy Director in the Middle East and North Africa programme at Amnesty International, speaking on human rights situation in Tunisia, pre/post-Ben Ali, and constitutional/ legal reform; 

Dr. Noureddine Miladi: Senior Lecturer in Media & Sociology at University of Northampton and founder, Managing editor of Journal of Arab & Muslim Media Research, speaking on: 'Social media and the people's revolution in Tunisia'; 

Muhamad Ali Harrath: CEO Islam Channel, Tunisian exile, speaking on the much discussed ‘Islamist-Leftist alliance’; Nadim Mahjoub: Tunisian Political Refugee and International Activist, speaking on: the role of the trade unions and Tunisian left in the Tunisian revolution.

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