The Center for Race & Gender, in partnership with Zaytuna College, presents

Lessons from the Arab Spring: Success and Failure!
His Excellency, Former President of Tunisia
Dr. Moncef Marzouki 
Monday, November 30th, 2015
International House, Chevron Auditorium
UC Berkeley
Doors open at 3:30PM
Co-sponsored by Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), CRG Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project, GTU Center for Islamic Studies, Haas Institute for a Fair & Inclusive Society, Near Eastern Studies Department, Ethnic Studies Department (Comparative Ethnic Studies, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies, Native American Studies) at UC Berkeley. Also, our partners, American Muslims for Palestine, Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative at San Francisco State University, Friends of Sabeel North America, Jewish Voice for Peace, Muslim Student Assocation, Northern California Friends of Sabeel, Northern California Islamic Council, Students for Justice in Palestine, Zaytuna College

Dr. Moncef Marzouki is the first democratically elected president of Tunisia after the January 14th Revolution in 2011, a seminal moment in modern Arab history which heralded the onset of multiple popular revolutions throughout the Arab world. Dr. Marzouki is Tunisia’s first president in modern history to arrive at his position through fair and transparent elections.  His excellency is a doctor of medicine, a human rights activist, and an author of numerous works on political philosophy in the Arab world.