MENA Salon: Rebuilding in Syria

Workshop | January 26 | 3-4 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall

 Center for Middle Eastern Studies

With the Syrian conflict entering its seventh year, Syrians and international actors are beginning to embark upon the immense task of rebuilding portions of the country. As with other facets of the Syrian Civil War, the problem of reconstruction is complicated by the geopolitical considerations of intervening powers. Will states opposing the Assad regime partake in rebuilding civilian infrastructure? Will funding for reconstruction be conditioned on political reform? What role will multilateral organizations play in this process?

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The MENA Salon is a weekly coffee hour and guided discussion of current events in the Middle East and North Africa, open to all and free of charge.

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