Peace Conference and Festival due to launch on 21st September 2020
We are very pleased to announce that we have received an overwhelming amount of interest from various well-known scholars, academics, writers, filmmakers, artists and civil society members who would like to participate in our upcoming Peace Conference and Festival 2020 and support the peace initiative.
Dr Farid Younos - Article and Talk
Professor Ali Wardak - Panel discussion and Talk
Professor M. Nazif Mohib Shahrani (tbc)
Dr Akhshid Javid - Presenting Late Academician Professor Abdul Ahmad Javid's Book on Peace
Dr Farouq Azam - Talk
Professor Alessandro Monsutti (tbc)
Professor John Baily - MusicPerformance and Talk
Veronica Doubleday - Music Performance and Talk
Professor Richard Tapper (tbc)
Dr Valey Aria - Talk
Dr Sayedi - Panel discussion and Talk
Ustad Saljuqi - Presentation and Talk
Ustad Aziz Arianfar - Talk
Dr Assadullah Shour - Article and Talk
Dr Sarwa Rasa - Article and Talk
Dr Shogufa Akbazada- Article and Talk
Masuma Nazari - Article and Talk
Dr Yousuf Rahimi (tbc)
Dr Esra Kaytaz - Presentation
Dr Carolin Fischer - Presentation
Professor Macrory - Book donation
Martin Barber - Book donation
Gulwali Passarlay - Book donation and Talk
Mansour Popal - Talk (tbc)
Aboubaker Ayubi - Artwork (tbc)
Reshad Jalali - Article and Talk
Sonia Ahmadi - (tbc)
Sabir Zazai - (tbc)
Ustad Abdul Ali Noor Ehrary - (tbc)
Dr. Sheryl Lynch - Article and Talk
Sarah Bittel - Presentation and Talk
Fahim Hashimy - (tbc)
Mariam Amini - Poetry
Soraya Akhlaqi - Media and Art work
Sohail Jannesari - Research Presentation and Talk
Wil Patrick - Article and Talk
Rabia Latif Khan - Research Presentation and Talk
Farzad Ramezani Bonesh - Talk
Afghan Civil Society Members from Afghanistan (tbc)
Young Afghan Participants' Showcase
Afghan Music Performance
Afghan Art and Film Showcase
Our special thanks go to those who have stood by our side, sent us their suggestions and have already agreed to take part in this initiative. Many have already sent the title of their presentations and talks, abstracts, full articles and art and media work. We are grateful for their prompt replies.
New participants are welcome to join the initiative.
Please confirm your participation by contacting us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you cannot participate in the launch conference on 21st September 2020, we will have a series of events and activities as part of the festival, both before and after this date, where you can become involved.
If you would like us to arrange the recording of your presentation and support you to prepare the delivery of your presentation, please contact us at your earliest convenience. We will attempt to do our best to accommodate you and can also discuss further options to enable you to participate. We welcome any written and/or spoken participation in either Farsi-Dari, Pashto or English.
If you are interested in sponsoring this event and the establishment of the Peace Centre or have any further suggestions, please contact us directly.
We look forward to welcoming you. Thank you sincerely for your collaboration.
With peace and respect,
Assiya Majgan Amini
Afghan Academy International - Afghan Library Study Centre for Peace, Arts and Culture (Peace Centre)