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May 2014 Graduation Locations and Times
Congratulations go to Evan Behrle
Teach-In on Syria & Fundraiser for Refugees

Teach-In on Syria & Fundraiser for Refugees

Thursday, September 26

6-7 p.m.

Nau Hall, Room 101

 

Featuring,

Moderator: Joshua M. White, History

 

Panelists:

Ahmed H. al-Rahim, Religious Studies, “Islamist Ideologies in Syria”

Hanadi al-Samman, MESALC, “The Syrian Revolution and the Plight of Refugees Today”

Jonah Schulhofer-Wohl, Politics, “Civil War in Syria”

Elizabeth Thompson, History, “Religion and War since 1913”

David Waldner, Politics, “Syria, Before: Dictatorship and the Growth of Public Opposition to the Regime”

 

And a film presentation on the refugee experience

 

Co-sponsored by the Arab Student Organization

 

Donate to Support Refugee Assistance

* Doctors Without Borders

http://events.doctorswithoutborders.org/participant/UVA-for-Syria

* Mercy Corps

https://www.mercycorps.org/people/uva-fundraiser-syria/syria

* Or donate at the event for United Nations Syria Emergency Response Fund

The Quantitative Collaborative, September 20, 2013
New courses added for the Fall 2013

PLCP 3170 Development, Conflict and Democracy in Latin America being taught by Susan Brewer Norman

PLPT 4030 Democracy and its Critics being taught by Regev Ben Jacob

PLAP 3310 American Presidency being taught by Russell Riley

 

Additional courses are in the works and will be posted as soon as they are approved.