Upcoming Events

Details of upcoming events of the Centre will be published here.


The Centre for Syrian Studies is hosting a special online panel on  Feminism in Contemporary Syria

Thursday 5 October 16:00-17:30 UK Time via MS Teams


Centre for Syrian Studies at St. Andrews will host a special webinar  “Twelve Years On: the Aftermath of the Syrian Uprising” hosted by Ola Rifai, Centre Director for Outreach.

Tuesday 14 March at 1600-17:30 hrs UK time,

Join us with special guests –

Aron Lund, Middle East analyst at the Swedish Defense Research Agency (FOI). He will look at The Islamist Struggle in Northern Syria.

Carsten Wieland, senior advisor for the Middle East for the Green Party Parliamentary Group in the German Bundestag, former advisor, UN Special Representative on Syria. He will present on The diplomatic path: any way beyond a frozen conflict?

Rashad Kattan, political economist and financial crime compliance specialist. He will look at The economic outlook in the second decade of the conflict; between sanctions and reconstruction

Marwan Kalaban, Director of Political Studies at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies(ACRPS), Doha. He will explain The Shifting Dynamics of the Syrian Conflict: Alignments and Realignments in the Post-Ukraine War period.


Microsoft Teams meeting

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Meeting ID: 359 583 511 792
Passcode: hcAxJQ

BRISMES (British Society for Middle Eastern Studies) Conference, July 2022

The Institute of Middle East, Central Asian and Caucasus Studies in the  St Andrews University School of International relations is hosting the BRISMES 2022 conference of July 2022 in St Andrews.

The Centre for Syrian Studies is part of the Institute and will have a presence, hopefully several panels on Syria and a reception and book stand. 

If you would like, together with other Syria specialists known to you to organize a panel devoted to Syria, you can do so via this link: BRISMES Conference 2022

The deadline for submission of proposals is noon (GMT) 22 November 2021