Colleagues at Durham University are convening a forum forum titled 'Satellite Wars in the Middle East: A Battle for Hearts and Minds', to be held in the School of Government and International Affairs on Wednesday the 26th of January, commencing at 13:00. It will bring together distinguished scholars specialising in satellite television ownership and regulation in this region, to discuss the challenges raised by these issues. Click here for their poster.
Confirmed speakers include Prof. Naomi Sakr (University of Westminster); Dr. Katharina Noetzold (Free University, Berlin); Dr. Zahera Harb (University of Nottingham); Mr. Sadeq Saba (head of BBC Persian); Mr. John Shaw (senior telecommunications advisor); and Mr. Maximillian Hanska (LSE).
For more information, see www.dur.ac.uk/dgi. Attendance is free, subject to registration at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 24th January.