Meet Tamer Habib, Ahmed Dash at AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series debate


The American University in Cairo El-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tahrir Campus, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077 Ewart Memorial Hall Dash Mon 18, 1-2pm: “Do Portrayals of Gender in Media and Film Reflect Reality or Shape it?” debate is part of the AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series. Could the media and film portrayals of gender be harming women in our society? Join the debate and live online polls both virtually and in Ewart Memorial Hall for a limited audience as it investigates whether the attempts to reflect real life in the media may be contributing to sexual harassment conduct. The event will be moderated by TV presenter and actor Mourad Makram. Panelists include scriptwriter Tamer Habib, actor and AUC student Ahmed Dash, Amal Fahmy (MA '10), managing director of Tadwein gender research center and Mervat Abou Oaf ('88,'02), professor of practice of journalism and mass communication. (Doors close at 12:55 pm.

Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Livestreaming will be available in adjacent halls in case of attendance overflow. All precautions will be taken to ensure the safety of guests, including mandatory wearing of masks, social distancing and limited capacity in the hall).l   Amir Bashtak Palace Al-Muaaz St, Tel 02 2787 9187 Every Saturday and Wednesday, 4pm: The training courses of the Arab more...