In this talk, the BBC's Lina Sinjab will focus on the realities on the ground in Syria and the resilient civil society that is striving to continue amidst the civil war and the Islamic challenges.
Read about Lina's emotional farewell to her hometown city of Damascus here
Listen to Lina's Damascus Diary on BBC Radio 4
Watch Syrian Kurds in Iraq: Lina travels to Iraqi Kurdistan's largest refugee camp, Domiz - just an hour from the Syrian border - to meet some of the 60,000 refugees who are trying to build new lives
Watch Lina's film on Syrian women, Inside Syria - Syrian Diaries
Listen to the podcast of this talk
Speaker: Lina Sinjab, BBC
Chair: Dr Toby Dodge, LSE
Date: Friday November 22 2013
Location: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Attendance: This event is free and open to all on a first come first served basis. Our events are very well attended, please make sure to arrive early. We cannot guarantee entry
Lina Sinjab is the BBC's Syria correspondent and relocated to London in June 2013. She has been reporting for the BBC since 2007 and closely covered the uprising in Syria since it started in March 2011, and continues to follow developments back home. She has also covered the revolution in Yemen since it began. Lina graduated from Damascus University, then went on to complete her Master's degree from SOAS in 2009 in International Politics. In May, she won The Next Century Foundation's Cutting Edge Award for her coverage of Syria.