EVENT: Film screening and panel discussion event at MIT

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Three years after Egyptians toppled Mubarak and changed the course of history for their country and region, the struggle for democracy continues in Egypt.

To mark the 3rd anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution, The MIT Egyptian Student Association and the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT are hosting the following screening of the documentary:

"We Are Egypt – The Story Behind the Revolution"

Tuesday, February 11

5:00 - 8:30 pm

Wong Auditorium, MIT

Event Program:


5:00 PM - Reception in Ting Foyer (serving Egyptian finger foods)

5:45 PM - Screening of the film in Wong Auditorium

7:30 PM - Panel discussion featuring:


- Nasser Rabbat,

Aga Khan Professor and the Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT


- Soha Bayoumi,

Lecturer, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

- Mohammed Helal,

Doctor of Juridical Science Candidate, Harvard Law School

Second Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Egypt. (On Study Leave)

- Adel Iskander,

Fellow at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University and co-editor of Jadaliyya

- Lillie Paquette,

Director, We are Egypt

This event is partially sponsored by The Office of Multicultural Programs/Student Activities at MIT


Sharon C. Smith, Ph.D.

Program Head

Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT

Building 7-238

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139