Mark MacKinnon: Syria in Painting, Photography, Film and word
|Event Name||Mark MacKinnon: Syria in Painting, Photography, Film and word|
|Start Date||27th May 2017 4:30pm|
|End Date||27th May 2017 6:30pm|
London-based journalist Mark MacKinnon will give a talk exploring the lives of the teenage instigators of the Syrian conﬂict, with whom he became fascinated by during his time spent as a former Middle Eastern news correspondent. He dedicated much of 2016 to ﬁnding out what happened next in the lives of these youths and will speak about his ﬁndings in the upcoming symposium, detailing his meeting with Naief Abazid and the other 'grafﬁti kids’ of Syria and what he learned about their experiences of war, and now as refugees in Europe.
Mark MacKinnon is the senior correspondent for Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail.
The is a free event but you need to register here.