"The Syrian Uprising: Will the Assad Regime Survive?"
talk by Prof. Norton Mezvinsky, Professor of History (CSU-Emeritus)
Vance 105, Tuesday, April 3, 5.30 pm
Central Connecticut State University
All are welcome
Sponsored by: Middle East Studies, Peace Studies, Center for International Education at Central Connecticut State University
Prof. Mezvinsky is a renowned scholar of Middle East History who taught for many years at Central Connecticut State University, retiring in 2009 as CSU Professor. He has travelled to Syria and met with people in government and religious leaders. He has interviewed Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad. Throughout the current uprising in Syria, Prof. Mezvinsky has been in touch with scholars and officials in Syria. He currently serves as President of the International Council of Middle Eastern Studies (ICMES), a research and resource center in Washington, DC.
The mission of ICMES is to inform and enlighten American citizens and the West concerning current states of mind in the Middle East and to inform and apprise governmental, non-governmental organizations, and citizens of present and current dangers, hazards, and threats of concern to the Middle East and global communities. ICMES serves to promote and provide peaceful solutions and outcomes to social, political, economic, cultural, and educational problems in the Middle East.