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Expert in Syrian refugee crisis in Europe to speak March 3

University of Arizona professor to talk at 7 p.m. in Olin Teaching Theater

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Dr. Leila Hudson

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – An expert in the Syrian refugee crisis and its impact on Europe will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, at Wofford College. Dr. Leila Hudson, associate professor in the school of Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Arizona, will speak at the event to be held in the Olin Teaching Theater in the Franklin W. Olin Building on Wofford’s campus.

The program is free and open to the public.

Hudson, also director of the Southwestern Initiative for the Study of Middle East Conflicts, will speak on “Syria and the European Refugee Crisis: Liquidating Syria, Fracking Europe.” The discussion is based on her current research and will examine the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis and its impact on Europe.

The program is sponsored by the Wofford Department of Government, the Middle East and North Africa program at Wofford, and the Cultural Affairs Committee.