Under the auspices of His Excellency the Minister of Information, Mr. Melhem Riachi, the Faculty of Humanities (FH), Department of Media Studies (DMS) at Notre Dame University-Louaize (NDU) and the Arab Studies Institute (ASI) with the Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship at AUB invite you to "The Media Studies Forum (MSF18) - Countering Digital Extremism Through Activism" on Monday, April 23, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. till 3:30 p.m.
See the announcement here.
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S C H E D U L E
9:00 - Registration
9:30 - Opening Ceremony
Dr. Kamal Abouchedid, Dean-Faculty of Humanities (NDU)
Dr. Bassam Haddad, Director of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Program (George Mason University)
Rev. Father Pierre Najm, President (NDU)
His Excellency Mr. Melhem Riachi, Minister of Information
First Panel: Countering and Preventing Violent Extremism
Jad Shahrour, Communication Officer and the Samir Kassir Foundation (Skeyes)
Rev. Prof Fadi Daou, Chair and CEO - Aydan Foundation
Vanessa Bassil, Founder of Media Association for Peace (MAP)
Discussant: Dr. Jessica El Khoury, Assistant Professor of Media (NDU)
Second Panel: Ethical Issues in a Digital Age
Phillipe Abou Zeid, Social Media Strategist
Timothy K. Maloy, Journalist and publishing entrepreneur
Nour El Assad, Founder and Managing Director of No Label Organization
Emile Tabanji, Managing Director of IMPACT BBDO (Lebanon)
Discussant: Dr. Hassam Abbas, Program Director - the Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship (AUB)
Dr. Maria Abou Zeid, Chairperson - Department of Media Studies (NDU)