Antoine Sfeir president of jury of 20th edition

PriMed 2016 will have as president of the jury the journalist and political analyst of Lebanese origin.

The 20th edition of International Festival of Mediterranean Documentary and Reportage will be organized from 20 to 26 November 2016.

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Antoine Sfeir, born November 25, 1948 in Beirut, Lebanon , is a journalist and a French political scientist of Lebanese origin.

Co-head of the foreign service of the Lebanese French-language daily L’Orient-Le Jour from 1968 to 1976 he took part in 1977 in founding the newspaper J’informe.  Until 1989, he was journalist at “La Croix” et au “Pélérin” . It is also a collaborator of “Le Point” newspaper , the daily “Le Figaro” and “Opinion” and magazines Études, Esprit, Afrique and Asie Modernes and Politique internationale.

Founder and director of Cahiers de l’Orient in 1986, he also chairs the Centre for Studies and Reflections on the Middle East ( CERPO ) and has taught international relations at CELSA – Paris IV . He chairs ILERI since September 2014 .

He is the author of a large number of essays and lectures on Arab and Muslim world .