Prospects for Syria: Revolution, Anti-Imperialism and Solidarity
A talk by Syrian-Swiss writer & activist Joseph Daher
Thurs., Feb 16
Barnard College, Columbia University
Lehman Auditorium, 202 Altschul Hall
117th Street and Broadway
Joseph Daher is a Swiss-Syrian socialist activist, academic, and founder of the blog Syria Freedom Forever. He is the author of Hezbollah: The Political Economy of Lebanon’s Party of God, Pluto Press, London, 2016 (distributed in the US by University of Chicago Press) and (with John Rees) of “The People Demand. A short history of the Arab revolutions”, Counterfire, London 2011.
Joseph will address the key debate on the left about the Syrian Revolution, Assad’s Counter-Revolution, and the role of the imperialist and regional powers.
Feb 9 : Toronto
Feb 10: Montreal
Feb 13: Boston
Feb 15: New Britain (CT)
Feb 16: New York City
Feb 17: Chicago
You can read his blog here.
His book is available here.
Students Organize for Syria
Barnard Columbia Socialists
Students for Justice in Palestine