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Identity and Activism in the Arab Spring and Beyond - Dr. David Faris

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013 11:30a
Niagara Foundation Chicago, IL

The Arab Spring has raised important questions about the effects of digital media technologies on political and social systems in the Middle East. Digital media technologies played a significant role in the Egyptian uprising, which was planned and successfully publicized online by veteran digital activists who had spent years challenging state power together through the Internet . This is not to say that they were solely responsible for the events in Egypt, but digital media technologies played catalytic… Show more

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Niagara Foundation
205 N. Upper Michigan Ave.
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