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MENA Monday Night. Robin Yabin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami

When: Monday, April 11, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM CT

Where: 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL 60201

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Lexy Gore   (847) 467-5314

Group: Middle East and North African Studies

Category: Lectures & Meetings


This evening's speakers are journalists Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami, the authors of Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War. Robin Yassin-Kassab is a regular media commentator on Syria and the Middle East, the author of the novel The Road To Damascus, and a contributor to Syria Speaks. Leila Al-Shami is a founding member of Tahrir-ICN, a network that aims to connect anti-authoritarian struggles across North Africa, the Middle-East, and Europe. Copies of Burning Country will be available for purchase at the event through Bookends & Beginnings.

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