The Tunisia Office of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard Universityis pleased to invite you to:
Archipelagos of Dissent Protest and Politics in Tunisia
A lecture by:
Director of CEMAT, Center d’Etudes Maghrebines à Tunis
Dr. Laryssa Chomiak is a political scientist, specializing on the comparative politics of the Middle East and North Africa, Director of the Cente d’Etudes Maghrebines à Tunis, and Associate Fellow at Chatham House in London. She is currently finalizing her book on the politics of dissent in Tunisia, prior to and following the 2011 Revolution. Her work has appeared as book chapters and journal articles in Middle East Law and Governance, The Journal of North African Studies, Congressional Quarterly, Portal 9 and Middle East Report. Dr. Chomiak has received several research fellowships from the Fulbright Commission (Morocco), the International Research and Exchange Board (IREX/Ukraine) and The American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS/Tunisia). She is a member of the advisory board of Middle East Law and Governance and served on the Board of Directors of the American Cooperative School in Tunis (2017-2018). Before her doctoral studies she worked at USAID’s Bureau of Global Health in Washington, DC. Her opinion analyses and essays have appeared in the Washington Post and Christian Science Monitor, as well as for Middle East Institute.