Al Jazeera and the Arab Spring
Wadah Khanfar, Director General, Al Jazeera network (2003-11)
Chair: Jane Kinninmont, Senior Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House
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Broadcasting live from Tahrir Square to a global audience of more than 50 million, Al Jazeera played a key role in pushing the Arab uprisings to the forefront of the international agenda. The speaker will discuss Al Jazeera's role in the transitions sweeping the Middle East and North Africa. He will also talk of his time at the network.
LIVE STREAM: This event will be live streamed for members only. The live stream will be made available here at 18:00 GMT on Thursday 19 January.
This event will be followed by an open reception.