Rami Khouri, editor-at-large of the Beirut-based Daily Star newspaper, will be featured in “Primary Sources: Coverage in Context,” a series of conversations focused on the media and the Middle East, at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute (20 Cooper Square, between 5th and 6th Streets, 7th Floor television studio), on Wednesday, December 15, 4-6 p.m. Photo ID required for entry. Call 212.998.8044 for more information. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Khouri, also director of the Issam Fares Institute of Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, is an internationally syndicated political columnist and author. Rami, who was named co-recipient of the Pax Christi International Peace Award in 2006 for his efforts to bring peace and reconciliation to the Middle East, will be in conversation with Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, College Park, and non-resident senior fellow at the Saban Center at the Brookings Institution. Active in the foreign policy arena as well as academia, Telhami is the author of several books, including The Stakes: America and the Middle East.
Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Filming or videotaping of the event is prohibited; still photography is permitted.
The series is organized by the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at NYU with the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and the Center for Religion and Media and is funded by the Social Science Research Council.
“Primary Sources,” a project of NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, is an online archive of conversations distilled for the web into short video chapters. Primary Sources Library contains the full archive of conversations and supplemental material. For more, click here.