The Tunisian Model of Revolution and the Challenges of Democracy
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
Jerry Sorkin, Specialist on North Africa and the Middle East; Director of Tourism Studies, Tunisia Program, George Washington University; President, TunisUSA
The Tunisian revolution of January 2011 inspired youth in numerous Arab countries to begin their own protest movements. Two and a half years later, changes have taken widely different directions. The one country where democracy and progress seems to be taking place, albeit with ups and downs along the way, is Tunisia. Hear Sorkin’s insights on what makes Tunisia’s situation different, and why we should all pay attention to this country.
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $20 non-members, $12 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Also know: Club Travel has a trip to Tunisia planned for the spring of 2014
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