RESCHEDULED-- Syrian Revolutionaries in Saudi Arabia After the Great Syrian Revolt


Friday, November 7, 2014, 12:00pm to 2:00pm


CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present

Laila Parsons
Syrian RebelsLaila Parsons is an Associate Professor at McGill University, where she holds a joint position in the Department of History and Classical Studies and the Institute of Islamic Studies. She is the author of a book and a number of articles on the 1948 War for Palestine, and has just completed her second book, Fawzi al-Qawuqji and the Fight for Arab Independence, 1914-1948, which will be published in 2015. The book draws on Qawuqji’s own archive to tell a detailed story about his role in the Great Syrian Revolt (1925), the Palestine Revolt (1936), The Iraqi Revolt (1941), and the War for Palestine (1948).


Contact: Liz Flanagan