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web-based educational program, *“Commonsense on Syria.”

When: Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 1:00 pm to Saturday, April 25, 2020, 2:00 pm
Where: Online • Boston

 This series of 10 webinar sessions aims to expand the discourse on Syria here in the
United States (and elsewhere) by presenting interactive, web-based panel
discussions among people with real expertise on Syria. Our panelists
will represent a range of views, including views that have been un- or
under-represented in Western corporate media over the past decade.

“Commonsense On Syria” will run biweekly, on Wednesdays and Saturdays,
from March 25 through April 25. /*Each session will start at 1 pm New
York Time and will last 45-60 minutes. */

The full schedule of the 10 sessions is given below. *Registration is
required for each session*: it is currently open for the first two
sessions. Click on the links to register:

  * Session 1, March 25: “Introduction to Syria, its people, and history
    pre-2011.”
    <https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fzoom.us%2Fwebinar%2Fregister%2FWN_G_aZlQlVSkqyaxPjrDZ_og&data=02%7C01%7Cpshannon%40afsc.org%7C8471e7cc15534a675b9508d7cf3e39c1%7Cbdb9059779bc47b8adec787f4e42aa8a%7C0%7C0%7C637205738475324362&sdata=Zn9JLV15MomRI8CkYoYUV%2Fmx6UaUNfXqhKZwlaCe91Y%3D&reserved=0>
    This session will feature *Amb. Peter Ford and Prof. Joshua Landis*.
    Shorts bios are below.
  * Session 2, March 28: “The Syrian Uprising in the context of the Arab
    Spring.”
    <https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fzoom.us%2Fwebinar%2Fregister%2FWN_N1pPyW3KSX6W2KLrtv4HvQ&data=02%7C01%7Cpshannon%40afsc.org%7C8471e7cc15534a675b9508d7cf3e39c1%7Cbdb9059779bc47b8adec787f4e42aa8a%7C0%7C0%7C637205738475334355&sdata=tzEmgFw%2FFKK45Hi6ef1SUmsrqWPDlA0CpSw%2FAIr6Zf8%3D&reserved=0>
    This one will feature *Prof. Richard Falk and Ms. Vanessa Beeley*.

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