Iraqi Media Expert Ibrahim Al-Marashi to Discuss Public Debate in Iraq

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Media Contact:Mandy Fleisher | | 215-746-1798
Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460February 1, 2006

WHO:  Ibrahim Al-Marashi, Iraqi media expert and visiting faculty member at Sabanci University in Istanbul

WHAT: Public lecture

WHEN:  Feb. 2, noon to 1:00p.m.

WHERE: Room 500 of the Annenberg School for Communication on Penn's campus

Ibrahim Al-Marashi, a visiting faculty member at Sabanci University in Istanbul, will speak about how political factions in Iraq are using new media to express their languages of power, ideologies and goals.  He is an Iraqi-American who has lived in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt and Morocco.

The Annenberg School for Communication Project for Global Communication Studies is sponsoring the talk.