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Professor to discuss Syrian regime May 9 at BYU

Amr Al-Azm, dean of Faculty and University Requirements at the Arab European University and lecturer at the University of Damascus, will speak at Brigham Young University Wednesday, May 9, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Al-Azm will address "Syria, A Regime in Crisis: The Challenges, Responses and Adaptations."

Al-Azm is a visiting professor at BYU, teaching courses in anthropology and political science. He earned his education at the University of London's Institute of Archaeology and went on to become the director of Scientific and Conservation Laboratories at the General Department of Antiquities and Museums, as well as head of the Centre for Archaeological Research at the University of Damascus. His work in Syria has included excavation of the supposed final burial place of Genghis Khan.

This lecture will be archived online. For more information on David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies events, see the calendar online at kennedy.byu.edu.

Writer: Elizabeth Kasper

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