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Join Syrian physician Dr. Bashar Mourad of the Syrian American Medical Society, as he presents photos from the SAMS missions and discusses the healthcare crisis both inside and outside Syria and the current work to ensure healthcare development for refugees and displaced people.
A photo exhibit/panel discussion with activist Mouaz Moustafa, former detainee Omar Alshogre, and U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Stephen Rapp. The photos document atrocities committed by the Assad regime. Moderated by NPR's Deborah Amos.
A Night with Omar Offendum and Friends
In the dark time of Covid, we asked the superbly talented and incomparable Syrian-American spoken word poet Omar Offendum to spend some time with us on Zoom, where he graciously shared his platform with 5 Seton Hall students: Mateus Bueno, Akaysha Palmer, Liz Rauchet, Nina Kabakibi, and Lana Hannineh to come together and use the power of music and poetry to express ideas about race, justice and injustice, war, peace, humanity, and hope, along with Damascus and coffee.
Reconstruction Starts Here: Building a Future for Syrian Youth
Immigration and Syria: Foundations and Consequences of the American Ethnic Hierarachy / Dr. Rob Shelby
Creating a context for understanding current attitudes regarding Syrians in the U.S, including recent immigration policy, followed by a tribute to our three graduating Syrian seniors.
Angel from Aleppo: Music for a Cause
The story of this young violinist's journey from war-torn Syria to UNHCR ambassador for peace through music. Mariela performs with UE professor Garnet Ungar.
Syrian-American Medical Society
Drs. Bashar Mourad and Hisham Allababidi of SAMS present current projects and urgent fundraising needs. We could not post their talk because of a CBS-produced video protected by copyright law, but we offer here a short overview of the important work of SAMS.
Under a Sky of Hell: Updates from Ghouta
Sana Mustafa & Shiyam Galyon
Sana Mustafa, an activist from Damascus, discusses the current political situation in her homeland along with Shiyam Galyon providing context from a Syrian-American perspective.
Celebrating UE Syrians
Our successful GAP/Syrian school outreach program and briefing on future plans, followed by four of our eight graduating Syrian seniors.
Dr. Wes Milner
The Emerging Political Dynamics of the Syrian Crisis.
Immigration, Green Cards, and Asylum: What’s Legal?
Immigration law experts David Guerrettaz and Abby Seif discuss the travel ban and its implications.
Life as a Syrian in America
Humanizing the conflict with UE Syrians.
Road to Mafraq
A story of hope from Syrian refugees.
Dr. Richard Maass
Discrimination and counterterrorism
Dr. Derek Jones
Wired for hate?
The cognitive psychology of xenophobia
Imam Omar Atia
Islam, Religion, Syria: How do they connect?
Dr. Wes Milner
The historical and political context of the Syrian conflict.
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