“Enacting Democracy Promotion: Tunisian Civil Society and the EU”
By Ragnar Weilandt (GEM Ph.D. Candidate, University of Warwick & ULB)
Date: Friday 15th November 2019
Location: Kant Room of the Institut d’études Européennes
About the research:
Using Tunisian civil society and its practices as a case study, the thesis has two main objectives. First of all, it seeks to identify, map and examine the practices appearing at the nexus of EU and civil society engagement in the context of democracy promotion. On that basis, it then seeks to understand how these practices relate and react to each other. In order to avoid Eurocentrism, it does so by strongly drawing upon the accounts of Tunisian civil society activists interacting with the EU.
The thesis was prepared within the framework of a GEM PhD School Erasmus Mundus European Joint Doctorate between the University of Warwick (UK) and the ULB (BE).