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Debate | Roundtable

Islam in Uzbekistan: education and research initiatives

Tuesday 18 April 2017
Pieterskerkhof 6
2311 SR Leiden

Roundtable organized together with the Embassy of Uzbekistan to Brussels. Followed by a reception with Uzbek cuisine. All welcome!


15:15-15:30 Welcome by Dr. Gabrielle van den Berg and Dr. Elena Paskaleva on behalf of Leiden University

15:30-15:50 Priorities of the Republic of Uzbekistan's Chairmanship of the Foreign Ministers Council of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation under the slogan «The Education and Enlightenment – Path to Peace and Creativity» by Mr. Karomiddin Gadoev, Charge d’Affaires a.i. of the Embassy

15:50-16:00 Film screening

16:00-16:45 Islam in Uzbekistan: the history and modernity by Professor Shukhrat Yovkochev, Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies

16:45-17:30 Q & A and Discussion on current developments

Followed by a reception kindly provided by the embassy.

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