Friday, November 8, 2013
11:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Rhode Island Hall 108, 60 George Street
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.
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch for registered participants
12:30-1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introduction
Panel 1: Economy and Daily Life
- Bassam Haddad, Alex Pollock, Alia Malek
- Glenn Loury (Discussant)
3:00-3:30 p.m. Break
Panel 2: Public Health and Displacement
- Yasser Munif, Adam Coutts, Melani Cammett
- Linda Cook and Nina Tannenwald [Co-Discussants]
5:30 p.m. Concluding Remarks