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Yale Arab Conference 2018 – Amalna (Our Hope): Paving the Road Ahead

Friday, April 20 2018 07:50PM - 09:50PM

Soufra is proud to be screening at the Yale Arab Conference on April 20th at 7:50pm, followed by a virtual Q&A with director Thomas Morgan.

'Amalna: Paving the Road Ahead' will be an unprecedented, international conference on the Middle East which will take place at Yale University on April 20th-21st 2018. The conference, organized by the Yale Arab Students Association, is sponsored by the Yale Council on Middle East Studies, the Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, the Yale College Council, the Yale Office of International Students and Scholars, the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism, the Office of the Vice President and Secretary for Student Life and the President’s Office.

The conference will consist of three panels and a keynote, to provide a holistic, multi-faceted discussion of the Arab World today including its social and educational realities, needs, and potential future trajectories. Panel topics are ‘Women’s Rights: Beyond the Stereotyped Arab Woman,’ ‘America’s Role in the Middle East’ and ‘Refugees: Paths for Engagement.’ A screening of award-winning film, Soufra, a multicultural festival, a Lunch with Speakers series, Afikra talks, an art exhibition and many more exciting events.


PS: If you haven't already seen the Soufra Cookbook, you should take a look. Not only does this cookbook share some of the most treasured recipes that changed the lives of the Soufra women, but it also will give back to the families at the camp. The women of Soufra are full partners in the publication of this book. They will share equally in proceeds from its sales, which will contribute to the ongoing development of the camp’s Children’s Center and to building a school for the children in the camp. We've already raised over 10K for these initiatives - you can purchase the cookbook here.


Yale University - Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall Auditorium - Room 114
Grove St
New Haven, CT 06511
United States

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