Communicating Repression: Examining Image-Repair in Post-Coup Egypt

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 22:00

It has been more than two years since a military coup d'état took place in Egypt. The military regime - also accused by human rights organizations of committing crimes against humanity against its own people- used all means to repair its image and normalize relations with the West. Dr. Elmasry examines image-repair in post-coup Egypt. Dr. Fadel analyzes how the legal system in Egypt is manoeuvred to serve political interests. Dr. Abu Zahra will discuss one of the aspects of normalization between the Egyptian regime and Canada by highlighting trade (especially arms trade) between the two countries.

Venue: University of Toronto
Sidney Smith Hall
SS 1074
100 St George Street 

Doors open 5:30 PM

Guest Speakers:
Dr. Mohamad Elmasry
Department of Communications
University of North Alabama

Dr. Mohamed Fadel
Faculty of Law
University of Toronto

Dr. Nadia Abu-Zahra
International Development and Global Studies
University of Ottawa

Price: $5 for Students
$10 for non-students
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University of Toronto, Sidney Smith, Hall, SS 1074
100 St George Street
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 45.1152" N, 79° 23' 55.2408" W
Ontario CA
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