Important Innovations in Higher Education: New Universities in the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Afghanistan
Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2016, from 5 to 7 p.m.
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.
- 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