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Wednesday, March 22

Taking Refugee
12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center along with and the Year of Diversity at the University of Pittsburgh
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12PM - Syria in Context: a conversation with Joseph Bahout, visiting lecturer with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Luke Peterson (Global Studies), with introduction by Michael Goodhart (Global Studies).
Lunch provided

6PM - Pittsburgh Perspectives: featuring Leslie Aizenman, Director of Refugee and Immigrant Services, Jewish Family and Children's Services; Wiam Younes (Computer Sciences), co-founder of Pittsburgh Refugee Center; Kristen Tsapis, Community Volunteer, Somali Bantu Community Association; JennaBaron,ExecutiveDirector, ARYSE; Jaime Turek, Senior Reception & Placement Case Manager at Northern Area Multi-Service Center; and members of the local Syrian community, moderated by Lisa R. Bromberg (Global Studies).
Evening reception