Johns Hopkins SAIS to host photo exhibit, “The Children of Karam House: Healing & Ambition Among Syrian Refugee Youth in Turkey,” at the One Journey Festival on Saturday, June 2, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY
 
In partnership with Karam Foundation and the One Journey Festival, The Big Picture has curated an exhibit of photography on the activities of Syrian Refugee Youth in Turkey at Karam House, a space which offers refugees an opportunity to return to learning.
 
“The Children of Karam House: Healing & Ambition Among Syrian Refugee Youth in Turkey” will feature photographs and written testimonials of Karam House participants.
 
The exhibit will be on display during the One Journey Festival, an all-day festival held at the Washington National Cathedral. It will celebrate the talents of refugees through art, fashion, food, music, and dance from the countries that today’s refugees originally called home.
 
The Big Picture is a forum that explores international affairs through arts and culture. It is housed at the Foreign Policy Institute (FPI) at Johns Hopkins SAIS. The forum is guided by a commitment to collaboration, dialogue, and exploration with thoughtful, impact-oriented, and creative partners.
 
Time and Date
11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 2, 2018
 
Location
Washington National Cathedral
3101 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
 
Registration
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press should RSVP to schaudhary@jhu.edu.

Media Contact
Shamila N. Chaudhary
Senior Advisor to the Dean and Foreign Policy Institute Fellow
Johns Hopkins SAIS
schaudhary@jhu.edu

About Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For nearly 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
 
For more information, visit bigpicturesais.com and fpi.sais-jhu.edu.
 
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Date: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018