Panel Discussion: Libraries Under Siege, Friday February 7th

The International Committee of the GSLIS ALA Student Chapter will be hosting a panel discussion, “Libraries Under Siege: Censorship, Access, and Endurance in the Middle East” this Friday, February 7th, 2014. Kathryn La Barre, a GSLIS faculty member, will be moderating the event. According to the event page on the GSLIS website:

“This panel discussion will focus on the role of Middle Eastern libraries in environments fraught with civil unrest and military conflict. The participants will discuss censorship, access, power and politics in Syrian, Lebanese, and Egyptian institutions.”

Panelists will include Inaam Charaf, Randa Chidiac, and Laila Hussein Moustafa. Read more about this event and the panelists from the GSLIS newsroom.

The discussion will take place from 10:00am-11:30am in LIS 126 and is a joint on-campus/virtual event. To join the event virtually, visit this webpage.

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