Modernism and Political Modernity: Tunisian Art in the Time of Bourguiba (1957-1979)


Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 4:30pm to 6:00pm


CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents Ridha Moumni, Tunisia Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Dr. Ridha Moumni is a research-based curator with an academic and professional specialism in both Antiquity, Early and Modern Art in Tunisia. Trained in France, Italy, and Tunis, he researches classica, early modern and modern art from a global and transnational perspective, with emphasis on questions of collectin practice and intellectual history. Most recently, Moumni has been a fellow at the French Academy in Rome (Villa Medici) and the Aga Khan Fellow at the Department of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University.

ORGANIZER: Center for Middle Eastern Studies