Feb 28 • 42M
E86 - Syria's Earthquake Response w/ Adrien Zakar
A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.
Derek welcomes Adrien Zakar, assistant professor of history at the University of Toronto and co-host of the virtual lecture series Technologies of Power, to discuss the response in Syria to the recent earthquake in Turkey which affected the former’s northwestern region. They cover Syria’s current political situation, what it means for opposition- and Turkish-controlled enclaves regarding relief efforts, the role of sanctions, what this all means for Syrian refugees at home and abroad, and more.
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Recorded February 24, 2023