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How can we work together to promote better cultural understanding worldwide?

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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“Meet and Greet” for Graduate Students and Visiting Scholars

5:00 pm on Friday, December 7, 2012
7:00 pm on Friday, December 7, 2012
Department of International Relations, 154 Bay State Road, 2nd floor
Join us for a holiday celebration featuring wine and beer, non-alcoholic beverages, and hors d’oeuvres. All graduate students, visiting researchers, and faculty from Asia, pursuing Asian topics, or just interested in learning more about Asian Studies at Boston University are welcome! Please RSVP to by Wednesday, December 5.