The seminar commenced by Dr. Thomas Volk, Director at KAS PolDiMed and Prof. Stephen Calleya, Director at MEDAC. The seminar was followed by presentations delivered by Youssef Cherif, Director of Columbia Global Centers in Tunis and Dr. Amro Ali, Research fellow, Forum transregionale Studien and Member of the Arab German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
The aforementioned speakers took a closer look at the evolving nature of states and provided a forward-looking understanding of the characteristics of modern Arab states. MEDAC’s postgraduate students engaged in a lively debate with the two speakers. Dr. Monika Wohlfeld, holder of the German Chair for Peace Studies and Conflict Prevention at the Mediterranean Academy for Diplomatic Studies moderated the event.