Ora Szekely Guest Lecture

The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute is very excited to announce that Ora Szekely from Clark University will give a talk entitled Violence, Identity and the Politics of Belonging in the Syrian Civil War. The talk will be on October 21st from 4:00-5:30pm in ILC S131. Ora Szekely is Associate Professor of Political Science at Clark University. Her research focuses on armed groups in the Middle East, and is based on fieldwork conducted across the region. She is the author of two books (The Politics of Militant Group Survival in the Middle East and the co-authored Insurgent Women) as well as a number of articles on the subject. She is currently working on a book on the civil war in Syria.