Lecture: Syria in Turmoil featuring Dr. Radwan Ziadeh
- Categories: Lectures
- Event posted: April 9, 2012
- Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014
- Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 3 p.m.
- Dole Institute of Politics, KU campus, Lawrence
- Age limit: Not available
Dr. Radwan Ziadeh is a Senior Fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace and a Fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding in Washington D.C. Since the Syrian uprising started on March 15, 2011, Dr. Ziadeh has been involved in documenting all the human rights violations and testifying two times at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. He also was involved in the opposition activities, where he was elected director of the Foreign Relations Office for the Syrian National Council, the main umbrella for the Syrian Opposition. This event is co-sponsored by Culturally Speaking. Culturally Speaking: Providing meaningful opportunities for people of different cultures and ethnicities to interact and form bonds of friendship and understanding. More info at culturallyspeaking.net