Syria’s Lost Generation: A Human Rights Challenge to American Higher Education Dec 4 – 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Founders’ Library Alumni Center

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UC Davis Global Affairs and UC Davis Human Rights Studies

Syria’s Lost Generation: A Human Rights Challenge to American Higher Education

Friday, December 4, 2015 Founders’ Library, Alumni Center — 3:00– 4:30

Keynote: The Imperative to Protect the Human Right to Higher Education

Keith David Watenpaugh, Director Human Rights Studies, UC Davis

Specialized Educational Training During Conflict

Adrienne Fricke, Syria Advisor to Physicians for Human Rights

Jusoor: An Endeavor to Help Syria through Education

Maya al-Kateb, Director Jusoor

Emergency Support to Syrian Students and Professors: IIE’s Syria Consortium Higher Education in Crisis

Daniel Obst, Deputy Vice President, International Partnerships in Higher Education, IIE

Syrians Students for a Better Future Program

Megan Mozina, Director of the International Initiatives and Strategic Alignment, Illinois Institute of Technology

This public program is part of the UC Davis initiative to develop principles and best practices for the protection and support for refugee university students globally.

A joint project of Human Rights @UCDavis: The Interdepartmental Program in Human Rights Studies and UC Davis Global Affairs

Keith David Watenpaugh
Associate Professor
Human Rights Studies
University of California, Davis

Director, Human Rights@UC Davis, The Interdepartmental Program in Human Rights Studies and the Human Rights Minor

President, Syrian Studies Association (2014-2016)

For more on my research go to my page Academia.edu

Bread From Stones: The Middle East and the Making of Modern Humanitarianism

An Ahmanson Foundation Book in the Humanities

– Now available from the University of California Press

Being Modern in the Middle East
– Now available in e-book, paper and cloth from Princeton University Press

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a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice."
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