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Stopping the Next World War

Join UCCD to hear how non-state actors like ISIS and state-sponsored rogue regimes are using social media and digital outreach to attack our society and push would-be extremists to the edge? Is there a solution to detect this kind of content and kill it before it kills us? Social media has dominated the discourse of recent events, from Russia to Iran and the Middle East – yet the roles of social media in these events and the use of the dark web, hacking, and digital attacks are still largely misunderstood. Identifying key trends, Dr. Haroon Ullah posits what a proper understanding of social media can teach us about regional and international politics and diplomacy. 

FAQs Does this lecture cost money? The World Affairs Lecture Series is free and open to the public; however, registration is required. Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? While all ages are welcome to attend, due to the content of the lecture, we recommend ages 12+. What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking is available on Westminster College campus after 5:00 p.m. A parking permit is not required. Click here to view the campus map. (This lecture is held in building #18. For optimal parking, we suggest parking lot B.) Will refreshments be available before the lecture? UCCD invites the public to attend a small meet and greet reception with the guest lecturer at 6:00 pm; The lecture begins at 7:00 pm. We serve tiny savory and sweet bites, as well as water and other libations. However, we are not able to accommodate dietary restrictions. Food and beverages are not allowed in the lecture halls. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? For all other additional questions, please contact Deeanna Price at dprice@utahdiplomacy.org | 801.832.3276 | utahdiplomacy.org

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  • October 8, 2018
  • 7:00PM - 8:30PM
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