Driss Maghraoui

Driss Maghraoui is a professor of History and International Relations at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (Morocco). He teaches courses on North African immigration in Europe, modern imperialism and its culture, history of the Arab world, and history and memory in 20th century Europe.



Bekim Agai

Bekim Agai from Bonn (Germany) is the project head of research group "Europe from the outside - Formations of Middle Eastern views on Europe from inside Europe". On Thursday, he gave a lecture on "Mutual perceptions and narratives in the Mediterranean dialogue and their influence on recent developments".



Mona Shahein: Democracy has to be taken

Mona Shahein from Egypt runs the project www.tahrirlounge.com in Cairo. The network wants to build a strong and tolerant community for young people which is capable of recruiting positive energies on the social and political levels.



Claus Leggewie

Claus Leggewie, director of the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities in Essen (Germany), gave one of the key note speeches on "The crisis of the European project and the transformation in North Africa: Perspectives for democracy and citizenship education".