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    CEMAT Kicks Off Weekly Lecture Series in Tunis

    By Tristan Dreisbach | Apr 24 2013 Share on Linkedin Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Share on pinterest Print

    Tags: aids , CEMAT , hiv , public health , Tunisia Live ,

    CEMAT TunisiaThe Center for Maghreb Studies in Tunis (CEMAT) will be holding a weekly English-language lecture series at its office in downtown Tunis. The events will take place each Thursday at 1:00 PM, with discussions held in English, Arabic, and French.

    The series begins tomorrow with a discussion of public health in Tunisia led by Dr. Zied Mhirsi, the executive director of the Global Network of Researchers on HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa Region. Mhirsi is a co-founder of Tunisia Live and founder of the Tunisian Center for Public Health. The lecture topic will be “Tunisia’s Emerging Public Health Challenges: An Appeal for a Public Health (R)evolution.”

    CEMAT is the overseas research center of the American Institute for Maghrib Studies.

    The lecture will take place at CEMAT’s Centre Ville office, located at Impasse Menabrea, 19 bis Rue d’Angleterre in downtown Tunis.

    Disclaimer: Dr. Mhirsi is a co-founder of Tunisia Live and remains affiliated with the organization.

  • By Tristan Dreisbach  / Editor
  • Tristan Dreisbach is Tunisia Live's editor. He previously worked on peacebuilding and statebuilding issues at the NYU Center on International Cooperation. He writes on politics, economics, and culture. He speaks English and German, and is studying Arabic. Tristan received an MA in Politics from New York University and a BA from the University of Michigan.

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