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Westminster University to host live webcast on Meedan approach to cross-language media sharing

We hope those Meedani who happen to be in London this week might take advantage of an  opportunity to attend a guest lecture Wednesday, February 25 from 6:30-8:30 hosted by the ARAB MEDIA CENTRE in the  COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Westminster University - details below. Meedan's Anas Tawileh, VP of Engineering, and George Weyman, Managing Editor, will be presenting the Meedan project and leading a discussion of new models for social media and social translation on the rapidly evolving social web.

If you happen to be closer to an Internet connection may join the lecture via a live webcast at http://justin.tv/meedan (GMT 18:30/EST 13:30)

Here are the details:

Meedan: A case study in Arabic-English media sharing on the internet

The Boardroom, University of Westminster Regent Street Campus, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW
Wednesday, 25 February 2009   from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Motivations for media sharing across Arabic and English

Development of social translation through web 2.0

Meedan's technology to support the goal of cross-language media sharing

The future of the cross-language web - challenges, opportunities, implications

Audience questions and feedback on Meedan

Salam/Peace-

Ed Bice, CEO