Assistant professor at Denison University Fadhel Kaboub will join the HWS campus for a public lecture on the North African nation of Tunisia and a breakfast discussion with students, faculty and staff.
Kaboub, whose expertise is in the economies of the United States, the Middle East and North Africa – with particular attention to Tunisia – will give a lecture on “The Tunisian Revolution: Successes, Struggles, and the Road Ahead,” on Monday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Sanford Room.
On the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 16, Kaboub will visit with French and Francophone students and faculty at Intercultural Affairs at 9 a.m. He will share his thoughts on the Tunisian Spring and reflect on his lecture from the evening before. Breakfast will be served, and includes crepes, assorted fruits, coffee and tea.
Kaboub is currently writing a book on the Tunisian Spring. His work has been published in the Journal of Economic Issues, Review of Radical Political Economics, Review of Social Economy, International Journal of Political Economy, and International Labour Review. He is also a regular contributor to the social justice column published by Street Speech, a newspaper of the Columbus Coalition for the Homeless.
His visit is funded by the Provost and Dean of the Faculty, the Economics Department, the French and Francophone Studies Department, and the Middle East Studies program.