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27 Jan 2014

Dr Mahfoud Amara takes part in Maghreb Working Group

Dr Mahfoud Amara was invited to participate in a Working Group hosted by the Centre for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) at the Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service in Qatar. The Working Group, which gathered together a small number of renowned scholars focusing on “Social Currents in the Maghreb”,  was held in Washington DC, on January 7th and 8th, 2014.

Participants discussed the social changes and fluxes in contemporary Morocco, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, and Mauritania. The Working Group provided explored the social issues that preceded the recent political transformations of the region, and sought to examine the complex trajectory of its existing societal conditions. 

Dr Amara is a lecturer in Sport and Leisure Policy Management in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.

More information is available using the following link: http://cirs.georgetown.edu/424771.html