Syriac Cultural Society participate in forum on Lausanne Treaty organized by Rojava Association for Kurdish Literature and Culture

HASAKAH, Syria — On Monday, the Rojava Association for Kurdish Literature and Culture organized a dialogue forum titled Lausanne: A Hundred Years of Occupation and Resistance in Hasakah, North and East Syria, bringing together cultural institutions, civil society representatives, and independent individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Among the participants was a delegation from the Syriac Cultural Society. The delegation actively engaged in the discussions about the lasting impact of the Treaty of Lausanne a century after its signing. The forum focused on understanding the Treaty’s effects and repercussions on the peoples of the region in the present-day context.

During the fruitful discussions, the delegation from the Syriac Cultural Society made insightful interventions regarding the consequences of the Lausanne Treaty. The group shed light on the geopolitical effects and the Treaty’s influence on the language, culture, and literature of the peoples in the region, particularly the Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) people.

In recognition of their valuable contributions to the forum, the Rojava Association presented the delegation of the Syriac Cultural Society with a well-deserved shield. Additionally, other intellectuals and lecturers were also honored with shields as a token of appreciation for their participation.

The dialogue forum served as a platform for meaningful exchange, fostering greater understanding and cooperation among different cultural and ethnic groups. By revisiting the historical significance of the Lausanne Treaty and its lasting impact, participants sought to strengthen their collective commitment to promoting diversity, inclusivity, and peace in the region.