Japanese-Tunisian Online Seminarwill be held on March 11th.
|organizers||University of Sousse |
Institute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University
|date and time||17:00 - 19:00 (Japan time)|
9:00 - 11:00 (Tunisian time)
Held by Zoom meeting
|title||Tunisia, 10 years after the Revolution of 2011:|
A decade of failure? Is the picture so dark?
|program||17:00 - 17:10 Opening |
Professor Lotfi BELKACEM President of Sousse University
Vice President of Sophia University, Prof. Miki Sugimura
17:10 - 17:20 Introduction
Erina IWASAKI (Professor, Sophia University) "Questions on Tunisian Revolution 2011"
17:20 - 17:40 Amor BOUBAKRI (Professor, University of Sousse, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences) " Political and Institutional transition: elections and political"
17:40 - 18:00 Hassen BOUBAKRI (Professor, Unversity of Sousse, Faculty of Humanities and Arts) "Social and economic transition after 2011: the disenchantment?"
18:00 - 18:20 Keiko TAKAKI (Professor, J.F. Oberlin University)
"Tunisia after the Revolution 2011 and the Civil Society"
18:20 - 19:00 Discussion
|Speakers||Biography of Amor Boubakri|
Amor Boubakri is an associate professor of public law at the University of Sousse. He is now on a temporary leave working with the UNDP in Haiti. He served also in many countries like Afghanistan, Egypt, Guinea and Libya in different capacities in field of elections, democratic governance and as legal expert mainly with UNDP, UNHCR, FAO, International Foundation of Electoral Systems, International Institute for Democratic and Electoral Assistance, and Democracy Reporting International.
Biography of Hassen Boubakri
Hassen Boubakri is full Professor of Geography and Migration studies at the University of Sousse (Tunisia), and Associated Professor at the University of Sfax (Tunisia). He has more than 25 years of experience in teaching, research, participating and/or leading research projects and programs in different migration fields. His current research topics ranges: Irregular migration, asylum, refugees and migration policies International migration flows in North Africa and in its neighbourhoods the migratory triangle Tunisia-Libya-Italy Migration, investment and development in the Mediterranean regions of origin.
- The Tunisian partner (University of Sousse) and the Steering Committee member of the EuroMedMig / Jean Monnet Network) (Leader: Universitat Pompeu Fabra/Barcelona),
- The Tunisian partner (University of Sousse) of the MADAR (Maghreb Action on Displacement and Rights) Network Plus (6 Maghreban and UK Universities & 3 Maghreban NGOs
- Member of the Steering committee of the North African Migration Academic Network (NAMAN).
Biography of Keiko TAKAKI
Keiko Takaki is a Professor of cultural anthropology at College of Arts and Sciences,
J.F. Oberlin University (Tokyo). She currently serves as the dean of the Library and Media Center of the University. She has conducted anthropological field researches in Maghreb countries, especially in Tunisia since the 1980s. Her main works are Islamic Saint Cults in North Africa: A Historical Ethnography of Village Seddada, Tunisia (2000), Cultural Anthropology of Microcredit: Toward democratization of finance in the MENA (2007), The Tunisian Revolution and Democratization (2016). She is at present a member of the academic project of Islam and Gender Studies, making research on transnational social movements.
Biography of Erina IWASAKI
Erina Iwasaki is a professor at Department of French Studies, Faculty of Foreign Studies, Sophia University (Tokyo). She currently serves as the director of Institute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies at Sophia University. She conducts socioeconomic field researches in North African countries, especially in Tunisia and Egypt. Her recent work on Tunisia includes "Transformation of Fertility Behavior in Southern Tunisia: Case Study of Two Villages in Tataouine", Ajia Keizai, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO) 61 (1): 35-67 (2020), Iwasaki E. & Makino K (eds) Social Welfare in the World. Africa and Middle East (2020).
Registration deadline March 9th, 2021
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