Over recent weeks, Western pundits have been quick to claim recent events in Tunisia are evidence of a ‘failed democracy experiment’. But Hager Ali and Ameni Mehrez argue that the protests are more a testament to democratic resilience than failure
PhD Candidate, Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations, Central European University
Ameni runs large-scale studies in Tunisia for her research in comparative politics.
She is also the chair of the Middle East and North Africa Space at CEU, and she was the Principal Investigator of a post-elections survey fielded in Tunisia, which will contribute to the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES).