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Women and Citizenship, The Case of Tunisia and Other Examples from the Maghreb Region

Mar 2023
Monday 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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Amira Ghoneim is a Tunisian writer and novelist and a professor of Arabic and linguistics at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Sousse, Tunisia. She holds a doctorate in linguistics and translation and is a prolific researcher in this field, publishing many books. She also wrote for Arab newspapers on cultural topics and several novels, including The Yellow File which won the Sheikh Rashid bin Hamad Award in 2020. She was also nominated for Arabic Booker Prize for Fiction in 2021 for her novel Staying at the House of the Elite. Her novels are distinguished by historical references that intertwine her plots and her unbridled imagination.

Where memory is the house of culture and knowledge; where the original council, separated by a cultural sidewalk that connects Muharraq with the intellectuals and writers of the world. The house itself, located at the heart of the city, opens its doors to cultural production in the fields of thought, literature, politics, philosophy, culture and art.

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