Sydney Ideas – Speaking truth to power in the Middle East and North Africa

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Date(s) - 16/03/2017
18:00 - 19:30

Location
Law School Foyer, Sydney Law School Eastern Avenue

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Wadah Khanfar, chairman of the Common Action Forum, will join Sydney Ideas at the University of Sydney on March 16th for a conversation about the rapidly evolving nature of our news consumption, its relationship to the complex world of political strategy and diplomacy in the Middle East and North Africa, and the complexities of identity and representation in this situation.

As Director General of Al Jazeera Media Network from 2008 to 2011, Wadah Khanfar observed war, uprisings and revolution in one of the most turbulent regions in the world, which gives him an unique position for Speaking truth to power in the Middle East and North Africa.

The conversation will be free and open to all with registration requested.

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