Beit Al Hikma – The Tunisian Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts
25, Rue de la République – Carthage, Tunisie
THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2022
Registration and welcome coffee
Nejia Ouriemmi, Academician, Academy “Beit al-Hikma,” Carthage
Jonathan Laurence, Director, Reset US; Boston College
Mohammed Hashas, Scientific Coordinator, Reset DOC; Luiss University, Rome
Session 1 – Social Change and the Arab-Muslim Intelligentsia
Mohamed Haddad, The social and the political in the Tunisian experience
Amel Grami, Academia and social change in the region: What is missing?
Wahid Abdelmeguid, Primitive thinking and the Arab social crisis
Chair: Nejia Ouriemmi, University of Tunis al-Manar; Academy “Beit al-Hikma”
Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab, The intellectual challenges for keeping up with the social changes: the case of contemporary Arab political thought
Mohammed Hashas, For change in the Arab world: Three projects from Rabat School
Meysam Badamchi, The quest for reform in Islamic contexts: A comparative reflection on H. Hanafi and H. Yousefi Eshkevari
Chair: Jonathan Laurence, Boston College; Reset Dialogues US
13:15-14:30 Lunch Break
Session II: Constitutionalism and Minorities in the Arab World
Nejia Ouriemmi, The future of the minorities in the Arab world: What role for the concept of citizenship?
Volker Kaul, Arab constitutionalism: Between freedom, identity and the truth
Georges Fahmi, Christian churches in the MENA and the Arab Spring (Online)
Chair: Mohammed Hashas, Luiss University, Rome; Reset DOC
Lisa Anderson, On the social sciences in the Arab world (Online)
Mounir Saidani, Is (changing) sociology a social demand now?
Sari Hanafi, What does the ethical turn mean for the social sciences?
Chair: Volker Kaul, Charles University, Prague; Reset DOC
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2022
Session 3: Failed social change and and the rising challenges: sectarianism, migration, natural crises, and State reactions
Joseph Bahout, Social change in Syria-Lebanon
Amel Boubekeur, Analyzing change in Algeria (Online)
Sharan Grewal, US reactions to coups in Sudan, Tunisia, and Egypt
Chair: Sari Hanafi, American University of Beirut
Stefano Allievi, Human mobility and plural societies: Migrations, cultural conflicts and social change
Renata Pepicelli, Environmental changes and challenges in the Arab world: The case of Tunisia
Mohammed Masbah, The bureaucratization of “State Islam”: The case of Morocco
Chair: Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
Young Scholars Space – Synthetic Presentations of Summer School Workshops.
End of Carthage Seminars 2022.
The Carthage Seminars are free and open to all.
Working languages: English and Arabic. A simultaneous translation will be provided.