Afghan International Peace Conference and Festival launched on 21st September 2020
We are honoured to announce that we have received endorsements from Professor Dr Abdul Satar Sirat and many other individuals and agencies since the official launch of the peace initiative.
We continue to receive an overwhelming amount of interest from various well-known scholars, academics, writers, filmmakers, artists and civil society members who have started to participate in our Peace Conference and Festival and support the peace initiative.
Professor Dr M. Nazif Mohib Shahrani - Talk
Dr Farouq Azam - Talk
Professor Dr Farid Younos - Article and Talk
Professor Dr Richard Tapper - Talk, Book Donation and Sponsorship
Professor Dr Ali Wardak - Panel discussion and Talk
Professor Dr Alessandro Monsutti - Talk
Professor Dr John Baily - MusicPerformance and Talk
Mrs Veronica Doubleday - Music Performance and Talk
Dr Akhshid Javid - Presenting Late Academician Professor Abdul Ahmad Javid's Book on Peace
Dr Valey Aria - Talk
Dr Sayedi - Panel discussion and Talk
Professor Najib Manalai - Article
Ustad Saljuqi - Presentation and Talk
Ustad Aziz Arianfar - Talk & Panel Discussion
Dr Sarwerasa Rafizada and Abdulalim Sediqi - Talk
Dr Shogufa Akbazada- Article and Talk
Dr Esra Kaytaz and Dr Carolin Fischer - Presentation
Dr. Sheryl Lynch - Article and Talk
Dr Assadullah Shour - Article and Talk
Dr Tej Khurana - Talk
Dr Hussain Yasa
Ustad Esmatullah Zabehei
Ustad Nadir Kabiri - Talk
Nasrine Aboubakre Gross - Talk
Dr Hamid Azizi - Article and Talk
Masuma Nazari - Article and Talk
Said Fahim Hashimy - Film and Talk
Ahmad Reshad Jalali - Article and Talk
Sarah Bittel - Presentation and Talk
Ustad H. O. Mahdi
Farzad Ramezani Bonesh - Talk
Sohail Jannesari - Research Presentation and Talk
Wil Patrick - Article and Talk
Rabia Latif Khan - Research Presentation and Talk
Gulwali Passarlay - Talk & Book Donation
Soraya Akhlaqi - Media and Art work
Mariam Amini - Poetry
Sonia Ahmadi - Talk
Palwasha Omari - Talk & Book Presentation
Meral Alizada - Poetry
Khalsa Diwan Afghanistan UK Members - Supportive Whole Group Event with speeches and performance
Wadhans Singh Ragi
Singh Sahib Gajinder Singh Supervisor
Bhajan Singh Kapoor
Pritpal Singh Khaneja
Harkishan Singh Rajvanshi
Hardit Singh Nagpal
Lakhbir Singh Gaba
Professor Macrory - Book Donation
Martin Barber - Book Donation
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 and Centre for Peace, Arts and Culture (Peace Centre)