19 March 2018. Wendy Pearlman book event ‘We crossed a bridge and it trembled’

CNaM event CANCELLED due to UCU industrial action.

However, Wendy Pearlman will be discussing her book at the Lighthouse Bookshop on Monday evening. Details below.

Monday 19th March, 18:00 – 19:30

Venue: Lighthouse Bookshop,  43-45 West Nicholson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DB

Sponsored and organised by Edinburgh City of Sanctuary.

Please reserve your seat here as places are limited and the event promises to be popular.

Wendy Pearlman (Northwestern University) will visit Edinburgh on 19 March to discuss her book project, We crossed a bridge and it trembled. The book is a collection of first-hand testimonials that chronicles the Syrian rebellion, war, and refugee ‘crisis’, based on interviews with several hundred Syrians who have fled the carnage in their country for other parts of the Middle East or Europe. The book has received a fantastic reception and rave reviews in publications like the New York Times.

Joining Wendy to discuss the book will be Ann-Christin Wagner (International Development, University of Edinburgh) and Esa Aldegheri  (Edinburgh City of Sanctuary), with others TBC.