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Workshop on Global and Regional Implications of the Syrian Crisis

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Sunday, November 3, 2013 - Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Lehigh University's College of Arts and Sciences invites you to join a dialog on Syria by attending or streaming a special "Workshop on Global and Regional Implications of the Syrian Crisis."

The workshop begins on Sunday, November 3 at 8:00 PM EST with a keynote address by Anne C. Richard, Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and Migration at the U.S. Department of State. There will be a full day of remarks and panel discussions on Monday, November 4, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM, which will be free and open to the public, as well as live streamed.

Monday panel discussions include:
  • An Assessment of Conditions inside Syria and its Borderlands;
  • The Neighbors and Interested Parties I: Iran, Russia, Turkey and Iraq;
  • The Neighbors and Interested Parties II: Gulf Countries, Kurds, Lebanon, and Israel
  • Views of the Region from inside Syria
  • U.S. and Western Options
You can also live stream a dinner conversation at 8:00 PM on Monday, with Robin Wright, US Institute of Peace and Hisham Melhem, al-Arabiya News Channel, moderated by Henri Barkey, chair of the International Relations Department at Lehigh University and former member of the U.S. State Department Policy Planning Staff.

View panel discussions and speakers | Join the conversation on Twitter using #LehightalksSyria

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