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Syria and the Arab Spring: A Diplomatís Reflections

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Syria and the Arab Spring: A Diplomatís Reflections

Lecture
Series: Middle East Initiative Speaker Series
Open to the Public - Belfer Center Library, Littauer-369
November 14, 2012
3:30-5:00 p.m.

Related Projects: Middle East Initiative, The Future of Diplomacy Project

Description:

A lecture by Christina Lassen, formerly Denmarkís Ambassador to Syria and to Jordan.

Biography: Ambassador Lassen, fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs,†comes to Harvard directly from Damascus, where she for the last three years has served as Denmarkís ambassador to Syria and to Jordan. Previous assignments include: Head of Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairsí Executive Secretariat; Private Secretary to the Permanent Secretary of State; Special Advisor to the Prime Minister (Middle East and Transatlantic Affairs); Embassy Secretary for Political Affairs at the Danish Embassy in Washington, D.C. Ambassador Lassen has a Masterís degree and a Bachelorís degree (Business and International Relations) from Copenhagen Business School, While at Harvard, she will conduct research on the Arab uprisings, and their implications and consequences for relations between the Arab world and the EU/US.

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Middle East Initiative
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
John F Kennedy School of Government
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Email: middle_east_initiative@hks.harvard.edu
Phone: (617) 495-5963
Fax: (617) 496-9688

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