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Damascus Exchange

Added by admin on 2010-06-24

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2010-08-01
Last Date Last Day: 2010-08-15
Deadline for abstracts/proposals Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 2010-06-20

Conference Contact Info:

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Address Address: Beirut-Damascus-Ankara-Istanbul, Damascus, Syria

Conference Description:

In an effort to further its commitment to promoting dialogue and understanding,, in partnership with The Syria Report, is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the first Damascus Exchange, which will engage students from around the world in a multifaceted discussion of some of the key issues facing Syria and the region.

The Damascus Exchange program rests on three tracks:

Academic - Participants will attend a series of seminars led by leading academics and public intellectuals in Syria. Topics will include: Economic reform challenges; The evolving relationship between Syria and Turkey; Syria's role in the Middle East peace process; Arab nationalism; Hydro-politics in the Levant; and, Doing business in Syria: Barriers, opportunities and practices.

Language - Participants will have the option of attending 20 hours of Arabic language instruction. Modules will be available at different levels.

Dialogue with Leaders - Participants will have the opportunity to meet, listen and engage political, economic and religious leaders in Syria.

Application deadline 20 June 2010.

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