Wadah Khanfar, former director general of the Al Jazeera network and current president of the Sharq Forum, will speak at the MIT Media Lab on February 24 to discuss the impact of last year’s Arab Spring on democracy in the Middle East.

The talk will be followed by a conversation with Joi Ito, director of the MIT Media Lab; Ethan Zuckerman, director of MIT’s Center for Civic Media; and Mohamed Nanabhay, head of online at Al Jazeera English, as well a Q&A session with the audience.

Khanfar’s talk, which is being co-hosted by the Nieman Foundation, will be held from 6-7:30 p.m.

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