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World Affairs Council Presents Pioneers of Change in the Middle East
Date Monday June 29
Time 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location Details
World Affairs Council Auditorium
312 Sutter Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorMary Dolan
Since his boyhood in Libya, Neil MacFarquhar has developed a counterintuitive sense that the Middle East, despite all the bloodshed in its recent history, is a place of warmth, humanity, and generous eccentricity. Having spent over 25 years in the Middle East and seeing the violent news from the region creating a large gap between the outside image and the internal reality, MacFarquhar shares the stories of a men and women across the Middle East who are pioneering political and social change from the most unexpected places.

Check-in: 5:30 PM; Program: 6:00 PM

Council Members: Free, Students: $5, Nonmembers: $15

For more information and to register, visit the Council's website, call 415-293-4600, or email info [at] wacsf.org.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jun 9th, 2009 2:40 PM
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