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University of Sousse, Tunisia

Hassen Boubakri is involved in the Jean Monnet Network as representative of the University of Sousse, Tunisia. He has more than 25 years of experience in teaching, research, participating and/or leading research projects and programs in different migration fields. He was the expert in charge of the coordination and facilitation of the workshop "Migration and Mobility" in the Framework of the "2017 Forum of EU-Civil Society Organizations Neighbourhood South" in Tunis and Brussels; member of the panel of experts engaged by the European Commission for the evaluation of research programs (FP7 and FP6) in the field of migration; Research Coordinator for Tunisia of MICIC program; coordinator for Tunisia (National Observatory of Youth) of the 2014-2017 research program: "POWER2YOUTH". He was a Visiting Professor at TAPRI, at University Ca’ Foscari of Venice/Italy, University of Nice Antipolis/France, the Agha Khan University in London/UK and University of Poitiers/France. He is currently the Chairman of the Tunis Centre for Migration and Asylum (CeTuMA).

Themes related to current research:

  • Irregular migration, asylum, refugees, and migration policies
  • International migration flows in the Maghreb area and its neighbourhoods
  • The migratory triangle Tunisia-Libya-Italy
  • Migration, investment and development in the Mediterranean regions of origin

For more information about his research activities and publications see here.