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Lecture: Crisis in the Middle East: How Refugees and Families Cope and Look to the Future

March 20, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Please join the Program in the Humanities and the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations for an evening with Bill Corcoran.

ANERA President Bill Corcoran discusses the challenges and needs of Syrian refugees and poor Palestinian families in Gaza. From lack of clean water to out-of-school youth, several issues afflict these communities and can continue to do so for generations to come. As an expert in refugee aid and development in the Middle East, Bill Corcoran will highlight the ways we can respond to ensure a safe, secure and dignified future.

Program Tuition: Register ahead of time and pay $18.00 per program or pay only $8 if you are a member of the UNC General Alumni Association (GAA). To check your membership status or to join the GAA, please visit alumni.unc.edu or call 800.962.0742. GAA membership is open to all UNC alumni and friends. Tuition is $20.00 for everyone paying at the door.

**Please note: This special event is not included as part of the Flyleaf Season Pass.** For more information, please contact Human@unc.edu.

Flyleaf Books: Location and Contact Info

752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (Historic Airport Rd)
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Next to The Root Cellar (Formerly Foster’s Market)
Phone# 919-942-7373

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Photo Credit: John Stanmeyer via National Geographic.

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March 20, 2017
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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Flyleaf Books
752 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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+1 919-942-7373