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A Commerce of Knowledge

A Commerce of Knowledge

Online Event

04 November 2020 16:00 to 17:15

 
 

A Commerce of Knowledge, authored by Simon Mills, tells the story of three generations of Church of England chaplains who served the English Levant Company in Syria during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Reconstructing the careers of its protagonists in the cosmopolitan city of Ottoman Aleppo, the book investigates the links between English commercial and diplomatic expansion, and English scholarly and missionary interests: the study of Middle-Eastern languages; the exploration of biblical…

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AGM webinar 2020: Migration diplomacy in the Levant – lessons from the Syrian refugee crisis

AGM webinar 2020: Migration diplomacy in the Levant – lessons from the Syrian refugee crisis

Online Event

18 November 2020 17:00 to 18:15

 
 

AGM webinar 2020: Migration diplomacy in the Levant – lessons from the Syrian refugee crisis How do states’ foreign policy goals affect their policies towards refugees? What is the impact of forced displacement on host states’ political development? Gerasimos Tsourapas draws on elite interviews conducted across Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey in the context of the Syrian refugee crisis to examine the particularities of migration diplomacy in the Levant. He identifies how the three…

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