AGYA Member

Anis Ben Amor


Areas of Expertise:
Cultural and Literary Studies, Translation

About me

I am Head of the Department of Applied Languages, Higher Institute of Humanities at the University of Tunis El Manar in Tunisia (German Culture and Society, Translation).

Within AGYA, I am looking forward to establishing cooperation with partners from Germany and Arab countries in the field of education to open up new perspectives of research.

Current projects

  • Member of the AGYA Working Group Arab and German Education

Academic Career

2014 -Assistant Professor at Higher Institute of Humanities of Tunis, University Tunis El Manar; Tunisia
2013 - 2014Project Coordinator of German-Tunisian DAAD-Funded Project "Tunisia in Transition"
2011 - 2014Lecturer at the Institute of Work and Social Sciences, Carthage University; Tunisia
2011 - 2013Program Coordinator at Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Tunis Office; Tunisia
2009 - 2011Project Coordinator of Neighbourhood Management Programs in Berlin-Neukölln; Germany
2011PhD in Literary Studies, Humboldt University of Berlin; Germany
2004MA in Literary and Cultural Studies, Humboldt University of Berlin; Germany

Selected Publications

  • Ben Amor, A. (2015). Emergence de nouveaux paradigmes littéraires en Afrique subsaharienne: le cas de Dambudzo Marechera. In La Question de l’auteur en littératures africaines [Actes du 14e Congrès de l’APELA, 22-24 septembre 2011, Aix-la-Chapelle], Anne Begenat-Neuschäfer & Catherine Mazauric (eds.), Frankfurt am Main et al., Peter Lang, collection "Sprachen Literaturen Kulturen – Aachener Beiträge zur Romania", 129-138.
  • Ben Amor, A. (2014). "Littérature africaine et surréalisme". In Actes du colloque international: L’étude comparée et le dialogue des littératures. Sous la direction de Mahmoud Tarchouna. Du 28 au 30 avril 2014 à Carthage. Beit El Hikma: Carthage. 165-208.
  • Ben Amor, A. & Ratka, E. (2014). "A Yearning for Emancipation", in Europe from the Outside: Expectations of Europe's External Cultural Relations. Culture Report, Vol. 6 of the Eunic Yearbook 2013/2014, 49-54.


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