In a panel conversation with experts and practitioners, this Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action (ATHA) podcast explores how the Syrian refugee crisis is reshaping host communities in the Middle East, what challenges remain for the protection of vulnerable populations, and opportunities for advancing humanitarian protection and the integration of refugees into host communities. The panel includes:
Her Excellency Reem Abu Hassan, Lawyer, human rights advocate, and civil...
Eugene Rogan is Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History and Director of St. Antony’s Middle East Centre at the University of Oxford. He is the author of The Arabs: A History, which has been translated into ten languages and was named one of the best books of 2009 by the Economist, the Financial Times, and the Atlantic Monthly. He completed his AM in Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard in 1984 and his PhD in History and Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard in 1991. Rogan returned to the Center for Middle Eastern Studies on September 21, 2017, to talk...
The Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action (ATHA), Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, presents the live recording of its Humanitarian Assistance Podcast with
H.E. Dr. Reem Abu Hassan, Lawyer, human rights advocate and civil society activist; Jordanian Minister of Social Development, 2013-15
Dr. Amira Ahmed Mohamed, Assistant Director of Policy & Practice, Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies; Counter Trafficking Program Manager and Head of Capacity Building Unit, International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Kate Akkaya, JD, UNHCR US Protections Unit; Refugees Rights Turkey Legal Fellow; Program on Human Rights in the Global Economy Fellow, 2016
CMES Steering Committee member Melani Cammett, Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs in the Department of Government, clarifies the role of sectarianism in the Syrian War in a post on Epicenter, an online publication of Harvard's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.