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Global Classroom: Libyan Rebels and Healers
Swedish Cultural Center, Svea Room
Seattle, WA
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Global Classroom: Libyan Rebels and Healers
If you were to name some of  the biggest foreign policy stories of 2011, the Arab Spring would top the list.  The dominant story of the year began in Tunisia in December 2010 and resulted in government overthrow in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya.  Tonight we will turn our attention to Libya with a unique focus.

First we will welcome Rita Zawaideh of the Arab American Coalition who will give us an overview of the Arab Spring, the similarities and differences in experiences between countries, and what the future holds for this region.  She will discuss the role of social media in both helping and hurting the cause of rebel forces. Then, we will hear from a panel of Seattle-area country nationals from Libya, who will share their stories from the front lines, where they took up arms and joined the rebel forces.  They will be joined by local humanitarians who left the comfort of their Northwest homes in order to help heal the wounds of war.

Join us for this special evening (leap night!), as we discuss the Northwest-Libya connection as well as what we can expect for the future of Libya, its neighbors, and the U.S. role in the region. Educators will enjoy free reserved seating to the public program, a GC resource packet, three clock hours, and a light buffet of North African food.

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Swedish Cultural Center, Svea Room (View)
1920 Dexter Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
United States


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Education > Other

Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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