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Past Event

Yadh Ben Achour, Former President of the High Authority of the Revolution and U.N. Human Rights Committee Member  

January 26, 2017
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
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This World Leaders Forum program features an address, The Historical Compromise between Civil State and Religion in the Tunisian Post Revolution, by Yadh Ben Achour, Former President of the High Authority of the Revolution and U.N. Human Rights Committee Member. Professor Yadh Ben Achour will discuss the historical compromise between the civil state and religion in Tunisia (Le Compromis Historique entre Etat Civil et Religion dans l'Après-Révolution Tunisienne) and recent upheavals in Tunisia within major debates concerning law and secularism in a post-revolution context, followed by a moderated question and answer session with the audience. 

Welcome and Introduction by:
Lee C. Bollinger, President of 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

Cosponsored by:
Columbia Global Centers