Nostalgia, Memory, Place: Revisiting Judeo-Muslim relations in the Hara of Tunis


Friday, November 4, 2016, 12:00pm to 2:00pm


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

The CMES Director's Series presents

Margaux Fitoussi
MTS candidate, Harvard Divinity School

Margaux Fitoussi is a Masters student at Harvard Divinity School. This summer she curated a multi-media exhibition in Tunis about El Hara, the Jewish neighborhood in Tunis. She will premiere a short documentary film (Mo Scarpelli, dir.) about the Hara featuring an interview with the celebrated writer Albert Memmi, exhibit photographs from the late 19th and early 20th century, and discuss the exhibition and reactions to it.

Please note: this lecture is presented in conjunction with an exhibition of 19th & 20th century photographs, Tunis: The Hara, on view at CMES, November 1-December 20, 2016.

Contact: Liz Flanagan