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Theme: Salon V.3.0: On Humanity

Beirut, Lebanon
December 10th, 2012

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About this event

Looking for two hours of inspirational ideas, stimulating dialogue, and exceptional entertainment?

On the occasion of Human Rights day, TEDxLAU will present its first salon of the academic year 2012-13. Our talks will focus on morality, compassion, conflict transformation, and the role of the media.

What to expect:
Live speaker: Vanessa Bassil on Peace Journalism (in Arabic)
Three screened TED/TEDx Talks
Open debate

...and, all in all, enjoy the exceptional atmosphere that has come to characterize TEDxLAU.

Transportation from LAU Byblos will be provided.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Vanessa Bassil
    Vanessa Bassil is a Freelance Journalist and a Peace Activist. She earned her BA in Journalism, in addition to another BA in Political and Administrative Sciences at the Lebanese University, and is currently pursuing her Master degree in Information and Communication Sciences. She has more than 25 local and international certificates of participation and activism.

Venue and Details

BB 903
LAU Beirut Campus

Event Type (what is this?) University

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Reine Azzi
Beirut, Lebanon

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