Roundtable on Syria
Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 416 N. Indiana Avenue
Friday, January 19, 4:30 p.m.
IU professors and researchers will present a roundtable discussion about current political and social issues in Syria and the ramifications for refugees and host communities. The featured participants include Asaad Alsaleh, an Assistant Professor of Arabic Literature, Comparative and Cultural Studies; Iman Alramadan, a lecturer in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Culture; Lydia Lahey, a graduate student in the Department of Geography whose studies focus on the refugee settlement process in the Midwest through the analysis of the humanitarian practices by nongovernmental organizations and community organizations; and Elizabeth Dunn, an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and International Studies who has spent more a decade researching refugee issues, including living in a camp for internally
displaced people for 16 months. The event will be free and open to the public.