Kategorie: Imagining Futures – Dealing with Disparity
Imagining Futures – Dealing with Disparity is the guiding theme of the Merian Center for Advanced Studies in the Maghreb (MECAM). Images and imaginations of the future as well as assessments of disparities reflect positions of discipline, location and context, they are general, contextual, and personal. Imagining Futures – Dealing with Disparity is an interview format that introduces scholars at MECAM, fellows and members, their work and concerns, and asks how their work is related to futures and disparities through 5 questions answered in less than 10 minutes reading time.
Cyrine Kortas is a Tunisian postdoctoral fellow at MECAM centre, majored in English literature. She is an associate professor at the Higher Institute of Languages, Gabes, Tunisia and a researcher at the LAD lab unit at the faculty of arts and humanities Sfax. Her research interests include: comparative literature, feminist and gender studies, as well as teaching literature in EFL classrooms.
Nora Lafi is a historian working as a Senior Research Fellow at Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient in Berlin. She specializes in the study of the Ottoman Empire and of the societies of the Middle East and North Africa and is a 2023/24 Senior Research Fellow at MECAM.