21 February 2013 8:06 pm | | 0


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The African Studies Program at JHU-SAIS is hosting an important event co-sponsored with Tunisian American Young Professionals (TAYP) and the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED). The event is entitled “Tunisia: Are Economic Decline and Political Violence Prevailing?” and panelists include Mustapha Kamel Nabli, former governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia, Emanuele Santi, principal country economist of Tunisia at the  African Development Bank, Stephen McChirney, executive project director on Middle East Democracy, and Alexis Arieff, analyst in the African Affairs Congressional Research Services.

The panelists aim to give an overview on the situation in Tunisia, two years into its democratic transition, with the idea that Tunisia is experiencing a strong economic decline and a sharp increase in violence. What is the outlook for the difficult construction of a “new Tunisia?” The event will be moderated by Daniele Moro from the African Studies department at Johns Hopkins University SAIS.

Live streaming of the event will be available on this link live from Washington DC – 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time / 23h30 Tunis Time: If the link does not work you can copy paste this link:  http://webcast.jhu.edu/Mediasite/Play/609397e9b20f43b8a23dfb639c66097e1d

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