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Articles by Bonnie Bates

About Bonnie Bates (13 Articles)
Currently working towards a Masters in History and African Studies at Carleton University, my areas of interest include North African and Saharan history, gender, identity, culture, politics and language.

Evening in the Medina

By Bonnie Bates. The medina of Tunis dates back to the 13th century and is the commercial and cultural hub of the city, linking the old city to the ville nouvelle built [...]

June 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

Bye Bye Ben Ali!

By Bonnie Bates. Billboards featuring the face of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali were everywhere in Tunis and across Tunisia, prior to his popular overthrow in 2011 that launched [...]

June 21, 2014 // 0 Comments