Yasmine Akrimi is currently pursuing a PhD in Political Sciences from Ghent University. Yasmine holds a Law degree from her native Tunisia and an MA in International Conflict and Security with Migration from the University of Kent, Brussels School of International Studies. In the wake of the Arab spring, she gained interest in democratization and transitional justice processes. Her current focus is on political transitions and social movements in the Maghreb. Yasmine speaks fluent Arabic, French and English.