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The Roots of the Syrian Crisis

The Roots of the Syrian Crisis
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Pierret # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Dr. Manhal Alnasser # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Arek Dakessian # co-founder and co-project director of LIVED; Hosted by: Dr Sarah Jane Cooper Knock # Centre for African Studies, UoE
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Date and Time
6th Oct 2015 17:15 - 6th Oct 2015 18:00
Lecture Theatre 3, Appleton Tower

As part of a suite of events designed to address the current crisis in the Mediterranean, a first roundtable, entitled ’The Roots of the Syrian Crisis’, will take place on 6 October 2015 in Lecture Theatre 3, Appleton Tower, between 5.15pm and 7pm.

This event is free to attend and open to all, but space is limited and registration is necessary via Eventbrite. Follow this link to register, and for full details of the panellists:

Please forward this invitation to interested colleagues, students, and practitioners; and around your own networks.

For more information on the wider initiative, please see:
Best wishes,


Dr Mathias Thaler

Chancellor's Fellow
Politics and International Relations
University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Students