Professor Marwan M. Kraidy visiting WVPU in March 2019

Webster Vienna Private University, through the Dr. Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship has the privilege to host professor Marwan M. Kraidy through March 5-7, 2019. More details are available under the following links:

March 5, 2019: Student lecture:  http://webster.ac.at/event/media-communications-seminar-marwan-m-kraidy
March 6, 2019: Public lecture: http://webster.ac.at/event/media-communications-public-lecture-professor-marwan-m-kraidy

Marwan M. Kraidy is the Anthony Shadid Chair in Global Media, Politics and Culture and Founding Director of the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication, at the University of Pennsylvania.

The recipient of Fellowships from Carnegie Corporation of New York, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, American Council of Learned Societies, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Kraidy has published over 130 essays and 13 books, notably Hybridity, or the Cultural Logic of Globalization (Temple UP, 2005), Reality Television and Arab Politics (Cambridge UP, 2010), which won three leading prizes, and The Naked Blogger of Cairo: Creative Insurgency in the Arab World (Harvard UP 2016), which won three major awards.

This event is made possible by the Dr. Elizabeth Chopin Endowment allowing Webster Vienna to attract world-renowned professors in the fields of Business, International Relations, Art, Media and Psychology to lecture and share their professional experiences through public Forums.