Mass Violence in Syria: A Work in Progress

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June 20, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Contemporary History, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Middle East History / Studies

9:45 Opening remarks


10:00 Keynote: Prof. Salwa Ismail, “Violence and Government in Syria”


11:15 Coffee


11:45-13:00, Panel I: Forms and Motives of Violence

Ali Aljasem, “The Rise of Kata’ib Al-Baath at Aleppo University after 2011”

Anna, “Medicalized Violence and the Health Sector in Syria, 2011-2019”

Huda Albakr, “Fighting for Existence more than Resistance: The PFLP-GC”


13:00 Lunch


14:00-15:30, Panel II: The Syrian Gulag

Yassin al-Haj Saleh, “Imprisonment and Detention before and after 2011”

Salma Fayad, “Systematic Violence towards Syrian Female Detainees”

Fadi Aadli, “Mass Detention and Forced Disappearance as an Institutional Instrument of War”


15:30 Coffee


16:00-17:30, Panel III: A Roundtable on Researching the Syrian War


17:30 Closing remarks


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Dr. Ugur Ümit Üngör, Associate Professor of History, Utrecht Universit

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