Fri, 26 Feb|
Tunisia - Unfinished Revolutions
Joint webinar with St Anthony's College Oxford chair by Dr Michael Willis (St Anthony's College, Oxford), discussant - Prof. Charles Tripp (BTS Committee Member), and speakers Héla Ammar (Visual Artist) and Prof. Mohamed Kerrou
Time & Location
26 Feb 2021, 19:00
About The Event
Joint webinar with St Anthony’s College Oxford : Tunisia – Unfinished Revolutions
Chair: Dr Michael Willis (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Discussant: Professor Charles Tripp ((BTS Committee member)
Héla Ammar a Tunisia based visual artist. In addition to her training in visual art, she holds a Phd in Law.
Author of Corridors (2014), a photo book on Tunisian prisons, she recently developed a whole artwork around the prison environment. In 2011, immediately after the revolution, she was part of the Artocracy Inside Out project that sought, through art, to reclaim public spaces in Tunisia for the Tunisian public. She was also a member of the commission set up by the Tunisian government in 2011 to look into the conditions of prisons across the country.
Mohamed Kerrou - Professor of Political Science at the Faculty of Law and Political Science at the University of Tunis El Manar and a permanent member of the Tunisian Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters Beit Al-Hikma, as well as a founding member of the Tunisian Observatory for Democratic Transition. He has published numerous articles and books, amongst which his forthcoming book, currently in press, is entitled: Jemna. L'oasis de la révolution, Tunis, Cérès, 2021.