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Event Notice: Families in Flight: Today’s International Refugee Crisis

Families in Flight: Today’s International Refugee Crisis
Thursday, October 13 | 4:15 PM
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA
The Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University will host a panel discussion to explore topics of pressing global concern: refugees, forced migration, and internally displaced people. Panelists will focus on the Syrian refugee crisis, with special attention paid to issues of gender and family. The discussion will highlight some of the forces that compel the uprooting of millions of people from their homes and lands and will help us better understand the shape, context, and on-the-ground realities facing Syrian and other refugee communities in 2016.
Panel participants:
  • Susan M. Akram, clinical professor of law, Boston University
  • Noel Calhoun, senior policy officer, Office of the Special Adviser for the Summit on Addressing Large Numbers of Refugees and Migrants, United Nations
  • Abdulkarim Ekzayez, health program manager, Save the Children International Syria Response
  • Rania Matar, independent photographer
  • Moderated by Jacqueline Bhabha, professor of the practice of health and human rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and director of research, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University
The event is free and open to the public. We encourage you to share this invitation with people you know who may be interested in attending this event.

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