Syrian without Syria

  • The Hall at St John's St John's Church, Princes Street Edinburgh, EH2 4BJ Scotland
Photo Credit: Cassandra Nelson

Photo Credit: Cassandra Nelson

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Mercy Corps
Date: 11 Aug 
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Ticket Price: £5
Venue: The Hall at St John's
Age Guidance: 12+
Category: Conversation 

All refugee settings have layers of tragedy and no solution is perfect - Syria is the most complex humanitarian situation in recent memory. What can/should we do? Why do nation-states respond with camps? Whose interests are served? What are the long-term solutions? How do the media represent refugees and refugee camps?

Chair: Kevin McKenna (The Observer)

Panellists: Gary Christie (CEO, Scottish Refugee Council), Dr Thomas Pierret, (Lecturer in Contemporary Islam, University of Edinburgh), Ashley ProudRae McGrath (Nobel Laureate and Director of Mercy Corps' operations in North Syria and Turkey)



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