Category Archives : Publications


Book “Tunisia’s International Relations since the ‘Arab Spring’. Transition Inside and Out” finally available with Routledge!

We are very pleased to announce that the edited book elaborated by the research group “Tunisia in Transition – International Relations” over the last years is now available with Routledge! If you wish to have more information or order a copy, please check https://www.routledge.com/Tunisias-International-Relations-since-the-Arab-Spring-Transition-Inside/Abderrahim-Kruger-Besbes-McLarren/p/book/9781138738201

Tunisia's International Relations since the 'Arab Spring'. Transition Inside and Out

New publication on French-Tunisian relations

Our project members Laura-Theresa Krüger and Bernhard Stahl have just published a theory-driven analysis of French-Tunisian relations before and since 2011 in the journal Mediterranean Politics: Laura-Theresa Krüger & Bernhard Stahl (2016): The French foreign policy U-turn in the Arab Spring – the case of Tunisia, Mediterranean Politics. For a free access copy, please use […]


New publication on the Tunisian Constitutional Process

In May 2014, the TiT Associate Dr. Mathieu Rousselin organised a conference at the Käthe Hamburger Kolleg Duisburg on the Tunisian constitutional process. Several contributions have now been published in the Global Dialogues series, among them an analysis of the interplay of politics and religion in the new Tunisian Constitution by our former TiT fellows Elyès Bousbih […]

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Working Paper on US democracy promotion in Tunisia

Our group member and coordinator Tasnim Abderrahim has published a Working Paper entitled “American Democracy Promotion in Transitioning Tunisia: A Recipient-Centered Approach”. Tasnim investigates how Tunisian NGO activists that work with funding by the United States perceive and evaluate the latter. To this end, she conducted several interviews with civil society representatives in Tunis. To […]


Article on European-Tunisian Cooperation in Culture and Education

Our project member Anis Ben Amor and Edmund Ratka jointly published an article about the challenges to the European Foreign Cultural and Educational Policy after the Arab Spring. In the Arab world, the recent developments were perceived as a final act of decolonisation and emancipation.Europe can now make a lasting contribution to the democratisation and development of the […]


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New book on Germany’s Mediterranean Policy

For a long period in the past, Germany has politically rather neglected North Africa and large parts of the Southern Mediterranean. However, in the wake of the recent transformations in the Arab world, Germany is playing an increasingly independent and affirmative role as a political actor in this region. The new book of our Project Coordinater in Passau, Edmund Ratka, analyses […]