Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Beyond Geopolitics: Syria From the Ground Up

Friday, November 8, 2013

11:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Rhode Island Hall 108, 60 George Street

Registration required to attend lunch. Register at CMES@Brown.edu.

Beyond Geopolitics: Syria From the Ground Up to be held at Brown University on November 8, 2013. Hosted by the Middle East Initiative at Brown, we seek to provide a forum that puts the people of Syria and accurate information on their on-the-ground situation at the front and center of any discussions about the larger picture.

The conference is designed as a series of panel discussions around themes such as economic and health conditions, social movements, and armed conflict to be led by people with first-hand field experience.

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)

Middle East Studies