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The International Visitors Council, Inc., in partnership with the OSU-Middle East Studies Center, is honored to host a reception to welcome a delegation of government officials from Afghanistan.

This forum will be held at the:

OSU-Faculty Club
Wednesday, May 26, 2004
5:00-7:00 pm

To RSVP, please e-mail or call (614) 225-9057 for more information.  Refreshments will be served. 
Space is limited.

Visit again soon to learn about our upcoming forums.


Dr. Alam Payind

Dr. Alam M. Payind, Professor at Kabul University in Afghanistan, was raised in Afghanistan and Pakistan and received all three of his graduate degrees in the United States.

Payind specializes in comparative foreign policy, Middle Eastern and South Asian politics, international education and cultural exchange. He has served as an adjunct professor at Ohio State University since 1985 and as the Director of the OSU
Middle East Studies Center since 1987. Payind has earned several scholarships and honors at OSU, including the Outstanding Teaching Award by the Committee of Arts and Sciences Student Council and the International Outstanding Staff Award for contributions to international study and research.

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