Redes sociales y cambio político en latinoamerica y el medio oriente

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El Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos y el Centro Watson de Estudios Internacionales de la Universidad de Brown presentan hoy esta conferencia interdisciplinaria redes sociales, medios de comunicación y democracia en Latinoamérica y Medio Oriente. Ambos centros han ofrecido la posibilidad de difundir la conferencia on-line y en simultáneo.

Webcast en vivo

Agenda: (en inglés)

10:45 hora EEUU: Panel «Media and Democracy in Latin America Today».
The panel will include recent Brown University alumni Alexandra Ulmer (’11) and Taylor Barnes (’09), who are working as journalists in Chile and Brazil, respectively, as well as journalist Claudia López of Colombia. The focus of this panel will be political change and social media from the perspective of practitioners. Moderator: María Esperanza Casullo, Cogut Visiting Professor of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Brown University-UNRN.

2:30 hora EEUU: Panel «Social Media and Political Change in the Middle East: Comparative Reflections»
Finally, the discussion will expand to include countries from other regions, specifically Turkey and Egypt, with a panel chaired by Director of Middle Eastern Studies Beshara Doumani. The panelists will be Nukhet Sandal (Ohio University), who will speak about the current situation in Turkey and Genaro Arriagada, Sherine Hamdy (Watson Institute) and photographer Genevieve Hathaway, who will discuss the situation in Egypt.

A live webcast of the conference is available here: http://bit.ly/15U2tjB

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