Beyond Geopolitics: Syria from the Ground up

October 26, 2013

November 8, 2013
11:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Rhode Island Hall 108, 60 George Street

FOR LUNCH, register at CMES@Brown.edu. REQUIRED.

Hosted by Middle East Studies and the Watson Institute, and co-sponsored with funding from the Pembroke Center seed grant program, the conference provides a forum that puts the people of Syria and accurate information on their on-the-ground situation at the forefront of discussions about the larger picture. Panel discussions, led by people with first-hand field experience, will explore themes such as economic and health conditions, social movements, and armed conflict.

Panel 1: Economy and Daily Life
Bassam Haddad, Alex Pollock, Alia Malek
Glenn Loury (Discussant)

Panel 2: Displacement and Public Health
Yasser Munif, Adam Coutts, Melani Cammett
Linda Cook and Nina Tannenwald (Co-Discussants)

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