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Bard College Hosts “Understanding the Syrian Conflict: Complexities and Consequences” on October 29 

Mark Primoff
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—Bard College hosts a talk “Understanding the Syrian Conflict: Complexities and Consequences” featuring Sana Mustafa ’17, Diplomat-in-Residence Frederic Hof, and Dean of International Studies James Ketterer as speakers. This event will explore where things stand in the complex situation in Syria, including an assessment of domestic and international actors, the broader regional context, the refugee crisis, and the direction of U.S. policy. It will be held at Bard College in the Olin Humanities Building, Room 102, on Monday, October 29 from 6pm to 9pm.  An audience Q&A with the speakers will follow this event.

Sana Mustafa is the founder of Sana Mustafa Consulting and the cofounder of the international Network for Refugee Voices. Frederic Hof has extensive experience in government, the U.S. military, and the private sector. He held an ambassadorial appointment in the Obama Administration, focused on U.S. policy in Syria. James Ketterer has worked in government and international development across the Middle East and North Africa.

This event is cosponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement, the Global and International Studies Program, the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program, and the World Affairs Council of the Hudson Valley.

For more information, call 845-758-6822, or e-mail All speakers are available for press interviews.


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This event was last updated on 10-16-2018