Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2016, from 5 to 7 p.m.
(reception at 5 p.m. with Georgian wine, followed by the main program at 5:30)
New universities are rising cross Central Asia, Afghanistan, and the Caucasus, bringing innovations and jump-starting stalled processes of reform in higher education. This forum will focus on a number of these new initiatives, with authoritative presenters on several countries.
S. Frederick Starr, Chairman, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute, JHU-SAIS
Shigeo Katsu, President, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan
Leslie Schweitzer, First Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, American University of Afghanistan
Ellen Hurwitz, President Emerita, American University Central Asia (The Kyrgyz Republic)
Moderator: Mamuka Tsereteli, Research Director, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute
Rome Building Auditorium
SAIS - Johns Hopkins University
1619 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036