12th February 2011Location
Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Center
Thank you for an amazing Day! I am inspired, informed, and optimistic for our future. I loved the diversity of speakers and topics were all challenging in their own ways.
What a day! What a superb content! Truly "mind-provoking" event! Dubai needs this!
I just wanted to thank the organizers for an awesome day yesterday! All the speakers were engaging, but Dr. Zimbardo was the highlight of the day!
Nayla, acclaimed Emirati filmmaker, discusses the incredible potential and the emergence of a new film industry in the UAE. Nayla also highlights that, if given an opportunity, in addition to the cultural and economic benefits, film can dramatically help projecting the Arab image to the world in ...Read More
The most powerful antidote to the world's evils is the world's heroes. Dr. Zimbardo, the psychologist behind the famous "Stanford Prison Experiment" gives an eye-opening presentation on his findings of what turns good people evil.Read More
Moazzam shares his first-hand experience while detained for over three years in Guantanamo Bay Prison. THis presentation is followed by a talk by a Guard at the camp and a panel discussion with Dr. Zimbardo that analyses the psychology of the relationship between the two.Read More
TJ Holdbrooks shares his first hand experience as former guard at Guantanamo Bay detention camp. This discussion accompanies the ex-detainee's and further supports Dr. Zimardo's discussion on the Stanford Prison Experiment and the psychology behind the guard-detainee relationship.Read More
Jeremy shares an insights on the differences between 'Digital Natives' and 'Digital Immigrants' and how these two distinct groups are diverging in values as they use technology in very different ways to interact with each other and the world.Read More
Although perceived well, Islamic Finance has also received much resistance in the Western world. Rushdi Siddiqui, one of the world’s most recognized experts in the field of Islamic Finance, highlights the reason for its boom, but also explain how misunderstanding, fear and ignorance has created a ...Read More
Twenty years ago, based on his geological analyses, Dr. Robert Schoch concluded that the oldest portion of the Great Sphinx of Egypt dates back thousands of years earlier than the traditional archaeological attribution of circa 2500 BCE. Egyptologists were outraged, saying such an early date was ...Read More