The Importance of Cultural Diversity and Multilingualism in Fostering Education Value

Join us for a conference that discusses the importance of cultural diversity and multilingualism in fostering educational value, featuring remarks by Senator Mobina Jaffer and other senior fellows from the Institute of Asian Research.


11:30AM – 12:00PM Luncheon
12:00PM – 12:15PM Opening Remarks by Zahir Faqiri, Lead Greater Central Asia
12:15PM – 12:30PM Welcoming Remarks by Professor Paul Evans, Interim Research Director, IAR
12:30PM – 1:00PM Remarks by Honorable Senator Mobina Jaffer
1:00PM – 1:20PM  Remarks by Dr. Yuko Shibata, Senior Fellow/Research Associate
1:20PM – 1:40PM Remarks by Hadi Noori
1:40PM – 2:10PM Conclusion Remarks by Dr. Shahnez Qayomi
2:10PM – 2:30PM Rabab Performance by Majeed Qayaam
2:30PM Inauguration of the Cultural Exhibition





Event Photos:

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