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Looking Into The Syrian Crisis
September 10, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Understanding the Refugee Crisis Through Photos
A closer look into the Syrian refugee crisis. See the ramifications of the conflict that has plagued the region through the unique and intimate perspective of photographs. In addition, hear speakers discuss the political landscape, the populations affected, and what we can all do to help.
Photographs by Pablo Tosco, provided courtesy of Oxfam America.
Video by Lior Sperandeo.
Angela Kelly: Angela worked as a refugee solidarity volunteer at the borders of Greece.
Ali Aljundi: Ali is a Syrian civil activist who now works as a Syria Project Officer at Oxfam America, contributing to advocacy work regarding the Syrian humanitarian crisis.
Prasannan Parthasarathi: Prasannan is a BC professor and MAPA Middle East Working Group member.
Middle Eastern food will be served.
Co-sponsored by Newton South Peace Action and Newton Dialogues on Peace and War.