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Time

Title

Presenter

Location

11:30-1:00

Convocation/Keynote Address: Syria's Lost Generation

Rania Succar

Great Hall

1:00-2:00

Break for Lunch

2:15-3:00

Session 1

Getting to Negotiations in Syria: The Shadow of the Future in the Syrian War

Paul Miller

Yankee Meadows

Challenges of Aid Coordination in a Complex Crisis: An Overview of Funding Policies and Conditions Regarding Aid Provision to Syrian Refugees in Lebanon 

Dalya Mitri

Vermillion Cliffs
(via Skype from Geneva, Switzerland)

Music Could Be the Remedy of My Torn City

Mariela Shaker

Charles Hunter

Minorities of Syria

Kholoud Al-Qubbaj

Sage Valley

3:15-4:00

Session 2

The Rents of War

Thomas Sullivan

Yankee Meadows

Diasporic Activism and the Syrian Revolution: A Musical and Contextual Analysis of "Ya Allah" by Malek Jandali

Kelsey Thibdeau

Vermillion Cliffs

U.S. and Syria: A Political Rollercoaster. A Historical Overview of Key Moments in the Political Development of United States and Syrian Relations

AND

The Risks of Being a Refugee

Eric Kirby

AND

Olivia Moreno

Charles Hunter

4:15-5:00

Session 3

The Representation of the Syrian Revolution in Literature

Mohammed Kadalah

Yankee Meadows

TOEFLS and Homsi Jokes: Syrian Education Struggles in Istanbul, Turkey

Lilah Khoja

Vermillion Cliffs

ISIS, Syria, and Iraq: The Beginning of a Fourth Gulf War?

Michael Stathis

Charles Hunter

Special Musical Performance

Mariela Shaker

Great Hall