The Historical Compromise between Civil State and Religion in the Tunisian Post Revolution
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
Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University in the City of New York, welcomes Yadh Ben Achour, Professor at Carthage University, Former President of the High Authority of the Revolution (Tunisia), Member of the U.N. Human Rights Committee.
Yadh Ben Achour delivers his address titled, “Historical Compromise Between the Civil State and Religion in Tunisia,” to the Columbia University community.
Safwan M. Masri, Executive Vice President for Columbia Global Centers and Global Development , Director of Columbia Global Centers | Amman, Columbia University in the City of New York, moderates the question and answer session with the audience.