Contrasting Notions of History and Collective Memory in Tunisia

Updated: Feb 19, 2019

As part of its research efforts accompanying the process of transitional justice in Tunisia, the Transitional Justice Barometer Project, a partnership involving Kawakibi Democracy Transition Center, the Centre for Applied Human Righst at the the University of York and Impunity Watch, is publishing its third study entitled: Contrasting notions of history and collective memory in Tunisia. The teaching of recent history and the figure of Bourguiba today. This study aims to analyse the experience and perception of teachers of history and civic education in the regions of Gafsa and Sousse, concerning recent historical „facts‟, how their teaching has evolved, as well as evaluating more broadly the impact of history education on the memory and training of students.

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