The Historical Compromise between Civil State and Religion in the Tunisian Post Revolution

Date: January 26, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Location: Rotunda, Low Memorial Library

This World Leaders Forum program features a discussion on the historical compromise between the civil state and religion in Tunisia (Le Compromis Historique entre Etat Civil et Religion dans l'Après-Révolution Tunisienne) with the former President of the High Authority of the Revolution and U.N. Human Rights Committee member Yadh Ben Achour. The discussion will situate recent upheavals in Tunisia within major debates concerning law and secularism in a post-revolution context. A question and answer session with the audience will follow.

Welcome and Introduction by
Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University in the City of New York

Moderated by
Safwan M. Masri, Executive Vice President for Columbia Global Centers and Global Development, Director of Columbia Global Centers | Amman

Co-sponsored by the Columbia Global Centers.