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Critique of Left Readings of Syria

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When I still talked about such things, I delivered this critique of the left and how wrong it went over the Syrian revolution. In Oslo last year.

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Written by Robin Yassin-Kassab

June 1, 2017 at 8:55 pm

Posted in Syria, Talking

What’s at Stake in Aleppo?

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Leila and I spoke at SOAS in London on the revolution in Aleppo, the committees and councils there, the women’s centres, free newspapers and education projects, the military leaders, as well as the Russian and Iranian occupations and their crimes.

It certainly isn’t the most coherent or time-organised talk we’ve done, but the event went very well (a great, engaged, diverse audience). You can listen to it here.

Written by Robin Yassin-Kassab

November 8, 2016 at 6:23 pm

Posted in Syria, Talking

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Wayne, New Jersey

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Five weeks traveling and talking through the enormous diversity of North America (some of it at least). This was near the start, at William Paterson University, in Wayne, New Jersey. A great pleasure to spend time with Samer Abboud, author of a fine book on Syria, and even more time with Steve Shalom, of long repute, he and his wife our generous hosts.

Watch the video of the event here.

Written by Robin Yassin-Kassab

May 3, 2016 at 8:51 pm