Dr. Kamran Iqbal, UALR professor of Systems Engineering and recipient of the Middle Eastern Studies Faculty Award, will be giving a talk on Syria at noon to 1:30 p.m. today, Sept. 15, in Room D of the Donaghey Student Center. Admission is free and open to the public.
Topics to be discussed will include some history of Syria, demographics, communications, lodging, tourist locations. He will offer travel tips and discuss points of interest in Damascus and other areas of the country.
The event is hosted by UALRâ€™s Middle Eastern Program. For more information contact Dr. Jacek Lubecki at 501-683-7029.