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Turkey and Syria Earthquake event

An event to provide key updates from those working closely with the response effort in Turkey and Syria following the devastating earthquake

Friday 10 February 2023, 17.30 -19.00
Cynthia Beerbower Room, Newnham College

  • Fadi Aldairi - Co-Founder Hand in Hand for Aid and Development
  • Dr Abdulkarim Ekzayez - General Secretary of Syrian British Medical
  • Society
  • Rob Williams - Chief Executive War Child
  • Representative of White Helmets - Speaking from North Syria
  • Dr Ibrahim Altan - Director General Turkish Red Crescent
  • Prof Yael Navaro - Fellow, Newnham College




Solidarity with academic communities in Syria & Turkey: a panel discussion


A solidarity event featuring academics from communities impacted by the Kahramanmaras earthquake in Syria and Turkey


The Kahramanmaras earthquake has devastated large parts of Turkey and Northwest Syria, where 11,200 people have been killed and tens of thousands more injured and displaced.


Join us on Monday, 13 February to hear from a panel of Turkish and Syrian academics who are either located in or working with communities impacted by the crisis. They will discuss the conditions on the ground, the needs of those affected, and the ways to support local organisations providing humanitarian aid.

This event is organised by the Knowledge, Power, Politics research group at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, in collaboration with:

The final speaker list will be shared shortly. Please share this announcement widely with your colleagues and networks.