The War in Syria

Open seminar Wednesday 2 November at 12:00 - 13:00 at the National Museum of Iceland, organised by HÖFÐI Reykjavík Peace Centre. The seminar is a part of the University of Iceland seminar series Academia and Multiculturalism.

“Keeping silent is like taking part in this destructive war waged against children, women and men in Syria”

Khattab al Mohammad, his wife and children fled the war in Syria in 2012 and received asylum in Iceland in January this year. In this lecture Khattab will talk about Syria, its history, culture, diversity and war, where many of his friends and relatives are still staying. 

Moderated by Þórunn Ólafsdóttir, founder of Akkeri.

The lecture will take place in English and is open to all.

Attention, the lecture includes graphic content that some may find disturbing.