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

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Jan 26

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Low Library, 535 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 Rotunda

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World Leaders Forum
212-851-7421
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.