SPECIAL LECTURE: Stories from the Syrian Exodus

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SPECIAL LECTURE: Stories from the Syrian Exodus

Presented by ILEAD

Saturday, March 29, 2014
10:00am-12:00pm
Filene Auditorium, Moore Building
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars
Fee required.

More than 2.3 million people have fled Syria’s civil war and are living as refugees in neighboring countries in one of the largest forced migrations of people since World War II. Washington Post reporter Kevin Sullivan recently visited Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon, the countries bearing most of the refugee burden. He and Post photographer Linda Davidson brought back 18 profiles of refugees from all walks of life. Their multimedia project, Refuge: Stories from the Syrian Exodus, was published by the Washington Post in December. In this special lecture co-sponsored by ILEAD and the Dickey Center for International Understanding, Sullivan will discuss the project, the refugees he met, the impact they are having on an already fragile region, and prospects for the future.

Mr. Sullivan is a senior correspondent for the Washington Post and has reported on six continents from more than 75 countries. Sullivan and his wife, Mary Jordan, were the Post's co-bureau chiefs in Tokyo, Mexico City, and London; together, they won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for international reporting for their coverage of the Mexican criminal justice system.  Sullivan and Jordan are also the authors of The Prison Angel:  Mother Antonia's Journey from Beverly Hills to a Life of Service in a Mexican Jail.

ADMISSION: $10 (Free with current Dartmouth ID)

For more information, contact:
Lisa King

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