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Egyptian elections

Egypt Now, with Jawad Nabulsi, Ahmed Maher & Karim Amer

Event Details
Date/Time: 
Apr 29 2013 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Price: 
Free to the public with reservations; donations welcome.
Complementary refreshments.
Seating for this event is limited. RSVPs strongly advised:
323.413.2001 or email rsvp@levantinecenter.org
Where: 
Levantine Cultural Center
5998 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90035-2657
Between La Cienega & Fairfax
ample street parking or in CVS underground lottill 10 pm only
Subtitle: 
beyond the headlines, three Egyptian activists talk about the revolution and the future of Egypt, plus an exclusive except from "The Square" by Jehane Noujaim

"Egypt Now" is a public conversation with activist and entrepreneur Jawad Nabulsi, activist/engineer Ahmed Maher, and activist/producer Karim Amer (The Square)

Egypt's Revolution, Elections and the Copts

Subtitle: 
a Coptic perspective
By Suzie Abdou


In an unprecedented act of political activism and nationalism, Egypt's Coptic Christians participated in the monumental January 25th Egyptian Revolution. Despite years of political atrophy caused by the marginalization of the Coptic community, as well as discouragement by the late Pope Shenouda III to refrain from joining the protests, Copts felt it was a chance to finally have their voices heard.

MENA-X: Egypt Now, From Revolution to Democracy

Event Details
Date/Time: 
Jun 10 2012 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Price: 
Free to the public, charitable contributions welcome
Where: 
Levantine Cultural Center
5998 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90035
Between La Cienega & Fairfax
Ample street parking
Subtitle: 
a panel of Egyptian Americans discuss the elections

"Egypt Now: From Revolution to Democracy" in the MENA-X (Middle East/North Africa Exchange) series presents three Egyptian Americans (Muslim, Coptic and Jewish) who will discuss Egypt's shifting landscape, from dictatorship to fledgling democracy, with particular emphasis on recent elections. The panel includes Suzie Abdou, Nile El Wardani and Juliana Maio who have all published articles on Egypt in the June 2012 issue of the Levantine Review.