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Qais Akbar Omar (GRS’16), a graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, has published a much-praised memoir, A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story. He recalls how the violence and tumult of civil war jolted his family, who, despite losing relatives, their home, and possessions, continued to nurture his wish to attend a university.

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Holiday "Meet and Greet" for faculty and graduate students

6:00 pm on Tuesday, December 4, 2012
8:00 pm on Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Department of International Relations, 154 Bay State Road, 2nd floor
Celebrate the holidays with European Studies faculty and graduate students. Join us for a “Weihnachtsmarkt”-themed evening featuring mulled wine, German beer, baked apples, hot chestnuts, gingerbread and more! All faculty and graduate students from Europe, pursuing European topics / themes in your research, or just interested in learning more about European Studies at BU are welcome! RSVP to by Friday, November 30.