Announcement from Columbia Global Centers and Columbia University Programs and Events


Featuring Yadh Ben Achour,

Former President of the High Authority

of the Revolution in Tunisia


Thursday, January 26

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Columbia University

Rotunda, Low Memorial Library


Don't miss Yadh Ben Achour's event on campus tomorrow! 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


To learn more about this event and to RSVP, please click here.