The struggles of precarious youth in Tunisia

14 Mar

PREVIOUSLY CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER – NOW RESCHEDULED, AS FOLLOWS:

Thursday 29 March, 15:00-17:00

Muirhead 113, University of Birmingham

 

CSE Midlands proudly presents:

The struggles of precarious youth in Tunisia: the case of the Kerkennah movement

lf

By Lorenzo Feltrin (University of Warwick)

Thursday 29 March, 15:00-17:00

Muirhead 113, University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Lorenzo Feltrin analyses the origins and the dynamics of the social movement against the energy corporation Petrofac that took place in the Tunisian archipelago of Kerkennah between 2011 and 2016. The Kerkennah movement is seen as part of a broader cycle of mobilisations for social justice that started in 2008 and continues to the present day. The main subjects of these mobilisation are young people lacking sources of regular income and their core demands are secure employment and local development. It is argued that communal solidarities were key in compensating for the lack of occupational cohesion among the protesters.

All welcome!

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: