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The Tunisian Democratic Transition in Comparative Perspective: With Reflections on Indonesia, India, and Egypt

  • 1501 International Affairs Building, Columbia University (map)

Friday, March 27 & Saturday, March 28
Time: 9:00am-7:00pm & 9:00am-5:00pm

This is a two-day conference to discuss the recent Tunisian transition to democracy and to examine how and why democracy succeeded there. Rached Ghannouchi, Founder of the Ennahdha Party, Tunisia, will give the keynote address on Friday, at 12:00-1:30pm. The conference will begin at 9:00am on both days, and ends with an open public reception on Saturday at 4:00pm. Registration is not required, and this event is free and open to the public.

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Sponsored by the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life, the Middle East Institute, the Center for Democracy, Toleration and Religion, and the School of International and Public Affairs.