Symposium Image In Conflict

Name: Symposium Image In Conflict

Details: “Image in Conflict” is a symposium organized by the Spanish association “Aida, Ayuda, Intercambio y Desarrollo” (Aida, Aid, Exchange and Development) and the Lebanese association Zakira-The Image Festival Association, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Culture and the Spanish Embassy in Lebanon, in cooperation with Instituto Cervantes de Beirut.

It will be held on February 25th at the American University of Beirut, and will bring …together professionals working in the fields of imagery and journalism in Lebanon and Spain.

“Image in Conflict” is a project for cooperation in promoting peace and dialogue. The symposium will foster discussion among experts from both sides of the Mediterranean on the role and use of imagery as a tool for peace or a weapon for war. Above all, the aim is to challenge the stereotyped image of Lebanon as a country just of war and to establish new links and opportunities for cooperation among communities and human beings.

Place: AUB West Hall And Dar Al Mussawir.

Date: 25 February 2011

Time: 10:00 A.M