Ashes of Hama: the Muslim Brotherhood in Syria

Posted by Caabu on 01 May 2013

Please join Caabu for a public briefing and Q&A session on Syria's Muslim Brotherhood with Raphaël Lefèvre. 

When: Wednesday, 15 May, 6:30pm - 8pm
Where: Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, House of Commons

Chair: Richard Graham MP

About the speaker:

Raphaël Lefèvre is a Gates Scholar and a PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge. There, he is a research associate at the Center for the Study of the International Relations of the Middle East and North Africa where he specializes on political Islam in Lebanon and Syria. He is the author of a recent book on the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood entitled Ashes of Hama: the Muslim Brotherhood in Syria (Hurst, London 2013). He is also a co-author of State and Islam in Ba'athist Syria: co-optation or confrontation? (Lynne Rienner, Boulder, 2012). His articles have appeared in the Guardian, the Cambridge Review of International Affairs, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Journal of North African Studies.

Seats will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

If you would like to attend this talk with Raphaël Lefèvre, please RSVP to Joseph Willits ( You can also get in contact through Twitter.

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To enter parliament, please use Portcullis House Main Entrance, marked 4 on this map. Allow at least 20 minutes to pass through security.