Panel/Workshop Organizer Last Name: 
Munif
Panel/Workshop Organizer First Name: 
Yasser
Panel/Workshop Organizer Affiliation: 
Assistant Professor of Sociology at Emerson College and cofounder of the Global Campaign for Solidarity with the Syrian Revolution
Host/Sponsor: 
The Global Campaign for Solidarity with the Syrian Revolution
Abstract: 
This panel explores the Syrian revolt from a geopolitical perspective. It examines the regional and international dimensions of the conflict. The panelists will analyze the economic and geopolitical interests of the various actors involved in the the Syrian war. In addition, they will discuss the politics of certain segments of the international left that support the Syrian regime and/or its allies while dismiss and demonize grassroots struggles.
Students for Justice in Palestine