Tunisia: from activist public to the re-founding of the Republic - Caabu event with Charles Tripp

Date: Wednesday, 25 Jan 2017 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Houses of Parliament, London
Closest Tube: Westminster
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Tunisia: from activist public to the re-founding of the Republic - Caabu event with Charles Tripp

Caabu would like to invite you to an event on Tunisia with Professor Charles Tripp: 'Tunisia: from activist public to the re-founding of the Republic'.

When: Wednesday 25 January, 18:30 - 20:00.

Where: Grimond Room, Portcullis House, Westminster (Embankment entrance marked 4 on this map).

Chair: Paula Sherriff MP

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About the speaker:

Charles Tripp is Professor of Politics with reference to the Middle East, at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and a Fellow of the British Academy. His research interests include the nature of autocracy, state and resistance in the Middle East and the politics of Islamic identities. He is the author of: Islam and the Moral Economy: The Challenge of Capitalism (Cambridge, 2006) and A History of Iraq (Cambridge, 2007). His most recent book is The Power and the People: Paths of Resistance in the Middle East (Cambridge, 2013). He is presently working on a project on the emergence of the public and the rethinking of republican ideals in Tunisia.

More information can be found on his SOAS profile.