Catherine Cornet is a PhD candidate at the University of Rome II and at the des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. She holds a Master Degree in Middle Eastern Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, a diploma d'études politiques from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques of Aix-en-Provence and a Maitrise of Comparative Literature from the University of Provence.
For 10 years, she's been active in the cultural field as a project manager of various Euro-Mediterranean projects. Her field of research concerns the role of private foundations in the assertion of an Arab renaissance and the development of innovative cultural expressions after 9/11. She works in parallel as a free lance journalist on Middle Eastern and cultural issues for French and Italian publications.
Interview published in the French publication 'Le Débat'. An analysis by Moulay Hicham of the Arab Spring. To read the full version of the interview in PDF: Click Here