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Apr. 19, 2016

           If you live in or near Washington, DC, New York City, Colchester, VT, Montreal, Seattle, Toronto, Seattle, Berkeley or San Francisco, it's not too late to catch Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami on their U.S./Canadian book tour. Details below.

‘Burning Country’ North America Tour

  qunfuz.com

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          To promote the publication of Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War, authors Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami are embarking on an extended tour of North America. This will be a great opportunity to hear both about the book itself and about the developing situation in Syria more generally, and to engage in dialogue with two of the most important contemporary commentators on the Middle East.

Tuesday April 19 at 6:30 PM – Washington DC Busboys & Poets — 14th & V (2021 14th St. NW), Washington, DC Click here for more info
Thursday April 21 at 12:30 PM – New York City, NY NYU, Richard Ettinghausen Library — 255 Sullivan Street (at Washington Square South) Click here for more info
Thursday April 21 at 6:00 PM – New York City, NY Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism, World Room (Third Floor) Click here for more info
Friday April 22 at 3:00 PM – New York City, NY The New School, Eugene Lang College, Wollman Hall, Room B500 (65 West 11th Street)Moderated by Peter Hoffman, Assistant Professor of International Relations at the New School Click here for more info
Saturday April 23 at 7:00 PM – New York City,  NYBluestockings Bookstore, Café, & Activist Center, 172 Allen Street, Lower East Side, NYCModerated by Molly Crabapple, artist, author of Drawing Blood, contributing editor, VICE Click here for more info
Monday April 25 at 7:00 PM – Colchester, VT Edmundite Center for Peace and Justice — St. Michael’s College, Dion Student Center, Roy Room (3rd floor), One Winooski Park, Colchester, Vermont Click here for more info
Tuesday April 26 at 6:00 PM – Montreal, QC Paragraphe Bookstore, 2220 McGill College Avenue, Montreal Click here for more info
Wednesday April 27 at 6:00 PM – Toronto, ON University of Toronto, University College, Room 179 (15 King’s College Circle)Sponsored by the Syria Solidarity Collective
Thursday April 28 at 7:00 PM – Seattle, WA Seattle Public Library, 1000 Fourth Ave. — Level 4, Room 1, Seattleco-presented with the Elliott Bay Book Company Click here for more info
Friday April 29 at 5:00 PM – Berkeley, CA University of California Berkeley (Stephens Hall, 340, Sultan Conference Room) Click here for more info
Saturday April 30 at 3:00 PM – San Francisco, CA Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th Street, San Francisco Click here for more info

EARLIER EVENTS:

Tuesday March 29 at 2:00 PM – Wayne, NJ Gandhian Forum for Peace & Justice at William Paterson University, University Commons, Ballroom C, 300 Pompton Road — Wayne, New Jersey Click here for more info
Wednesday March 30 at 4:00 PM – Boston, MA Emerson College, Charles Beard Room, 80 Boylston Street, Boston
Thursday March 31 at 12:00 PM – Cambridge, MA Harvard University, Kalb Seminar Room, Taubman Building, Kennedy School of Government, 15 Eliot Street, Cambridge Click here for more info
Friday April 1 at 3:00 PM – Los Angeles, CA UCLA, Bunche Hall, Room 10383 (10th floor), 315 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles Click here for more info
Saturday April 2 at 7:30 PM – Los Angeles, CAThe Markaz & Inside/Outside Gallery, 5998 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles Click here for more info
Monday April 4 at 12:00 PM – Denver, CO University of Denver—Sie International Relations Complex—5th Floor, 2201 S. Gaylord St. Click here for more info
Monday April 4 at 7:00 PM – Golden, CO Colorado School of Mines (Golden, Colorado)
Wednesday April 6 at 2:00 PM – Denver, CO Regis University, 203 Peter Claver Hall, 3333 Regis Blvd. — Denver
Wednesday April 6 at 7:00 PM – Denver, CO Tattered Cover Book Store, 2526 E. Colfax Ave. — Denver Click here for more info
Thursday April 7 at 7:30 PM – Boulder, CO Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl Street, Boulder, Colorado Click here for more info
Monday April 11 at 12:00 PM – Evanston, IL Northwestern University, Hagstrum Room—University Hall, 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IllinoisClick here for more info
Monday April 11 at 6:00 PM – Evanston, IL Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington, Evanston, IllinoisModerated by Wendy Pearlman, Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University
Tuesday April 12 (doors open at 5:30 PM, program begins at 6:00 PM) – Chicago, IL International House at the University of Chicago, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., Chicago Click here for more info
Wednesday April 13 at 7:00 PM – Chicago, IL The Book Cellar on Lincoln Square, 4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave., ChicagoModerated by Lina Sergie Attar, co-founder of the Karam Foundation Click here for more info
Friday April 15 at 2:30 PM – Madison, WI University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2195 Vilas Hall (immediately south & east of the intersection of Park St. and University Ave.) Click here for more info
Saturday April 16 at 2:00 PM – Madison, WI Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative, 426 W. Gilman St., Madison, Wisconsin
Monday April 18 at 12:00 PM – Washington DC The Oman Library at The Middle East Institute, 1761 N Street NW, Washington, DC Click here for more info
Tuesday April 19 at 2:00 PM – Washington, DC The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy, 2000 M St. NW, Washington, DC
Moderated by Hassan Hassan, resident fellow at The Tahrir Institute & columnist for The National