Deadline: 29 November 2015
The DGAP’s EU-Middle East Forum (EUMEF), in close cooperation with the Robert Bosch Stiftung, is inviting applications for its upcoming policy workshop on “Deconstructing Islamist Terrorism in Tunisia,” which will take place in Tunis on February 25–27, 2016.
The conference program will include plenary sessions with external speakers as well as intensive working group sessions, in which the participants will present and discuss their own papers.
- Analyze Islamist terrorist groups, their emergence, their appeal, their recruitment methods, and their financial structures
- Deliberate on and develop potential policies for dealing with the growth of Islamist terrorism in Tunisia (military and non-military measures such as de-radicalization measures)
- Bridge academic and non-academic discourses by bringing together researchers, policy makers, and other practitioners
- Establish a network between Arab and European researchers, think tanks, activists, and officials involved in the study of Islamist militancy in Tunisia
- The main protagonists and hence target group of the workshop are mid-level professionals (aged around 30-40) from academia, politics, the media, the private sector, and civil society organizations, who deal with issues related to the topic of the workshop.
- Participants should ideally come from Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco, Turkey, Germany, the UK, France, Spain, Italy, and Greece.
- The working language of the workshop is English.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can send their applications at the address given on the website.
For more information, please visit this link.