Syria Teach-In & Fundraiser

Teach-In on Syria & Fundraiser for Refugees

Date: 09/26/2013 - 6:00pm  —   09/26/2013 - 7:00pm

Location: Nau 101


Featuring:

Moderator: Joshua M. White, History

Panelists: Ahmed H. al-Rahim, Religious Studies, “Islamist Ideologies in Syria”

Hanadi al-Samman, MESALC, “The Syrian Revolution and the Plight of Refugees Today”

Jonah Schulhofer-Wohl, Politics, “Civil War in Syria”

Elizabeth Thompson, History, “Religion and War since 1913”

David Waldner, Politics, “Syria, Before: Dictatorship and the Growth of Public Opposition to the Regime”

And a film presentation on the refugee experience

Co-Sponsors: Arab Student Organization, Center for International Studies, Department of Politics. 

 

Donate to Support Refugee Assistance:

*Doctors Without Borders   http://events.doctorswithoutborders.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=1537

*Mercy Corps  http://www.mercycorps.org/people/uva-fundraiser-syria/syria

*Or donate at the event for United Nations Syria Emergency Response Fund



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University of Virginia
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