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A Conversation with Hicham Alaoui

March 27, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

You are cordially invited to join Hicham Alaoui for a tea/coffee conversation with students and faculty on Wednesday, March 27 starting at 4 p.m. This conversation will occur the day prior to his public talk on the Arab Spring. Please feel free to come at any time between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Hicham Alaoui is a Research Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, specializing in issues of comparative democratization. He is currently working on two new research projects on the political economy of educational reform and the politics of governance and local development in the Arab world. Previously a board member of various research and advocacy organizations, such as the Freeman Spogli Institute at Stanford University and the MENA Advisory Committee for Human Rights Watch. He has also served with the Carter Center and UN for overseas elections monitoring and peacekeeping missions. He has published in academic journals such as Politique Internationale, Le Débat, Pouvoirs, Le Monde Diplomatique, and Journal of Democracy and contributed to periodicals such as The New York Times, Le Monde, La Nouvelle Observateur, El Pais, and Al-Quds. He holds degrees from Princeton and Stanford Universities. Hicham Alaoui is a “dissident” member of the ruling family in the Kingdom of Morocco often referred to in the media as “the Red Prince” for his pro-democracy stance.  His memoir, Journal d’un Prince banni, was published in 2014 by Éditions Grasset, and has since been translated into several languages.

This meeting is organized by the Duke Center for French and Francophone Studies (CFSS) and the Duke Center for International and Global Studies (DUCIGS).

To help us with planning, you are kindly requested to RSVP using the following link.

Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249 

Duke University West Campus


March 27, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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