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Syria: What Now?

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February 28th 2013, 7:00 pm — 8:30 pm

Syria expert and Wilson Center Fellow Joshua Sacher brings us up-to-date on the ongoing conflict and the ripple effects in the surrounding countries.

What: Syria: What Now? a lecture by Syria expert and Wilson Center Fellow Joshua Sacher.

When: 7 pm, Thursday, February 28, 2013.

Where: Mercy Corps Action Center, 28 SW 1st Avenue, Portland, Oregon, 97204; 503-896-5747.

Tickets: Tickets are $10.00 and available at the Action Center during regular hours; by phone, 503-896-5747; and online through Brown Paper Tickets by clicking here.

Joshua Stacher is currently a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Kent State University. Stacher’s scholarship focuses on authoritarian durability and social movements in the Middle East and North Africa.

Stacher is the author of Adaptable Autocrats: Regime Power in Egypt & Syria (Stanford UP, 2012) as well as other peer-reviewed journal articles. He is a regular contributor to and on the editorial board of MERIP's influential Middle East Report. He has made media appearances and written commentary for NPR, CNN, BBC,Al-Jazeera, Foreign Affairs, Jadaliyya, and The New York Times, among others. He is also a founding member of the Northeast Ohio Consortium on Middle East Studies.

Find out more about Mercy Corps' work with Syrian refugees here.