Diversity in Research Podcast

How can we best support the Afghan research community? A perspective from Kabul

September 14, 2021 Diversiunity & Cloud Chamber Season 4 Episode 1
Diversity in Research Podcast
How can we best support the Afghan research community? A perspective from Kabul
Show Notes

Most watched in disbelief as Taliban regained the power in Afghanistan.

Many Afghans escaped but most stayed behind trying to keep society going and maintaining as positive a future as possible for Afghanistan. 

One of them is Obaidullah Baheer, lecturer at the American University in Kabul. We had the opportunity to talk to him about the situation in Afghanistan and how we can best support him and the many others trying to keep universities running and securing higher education for future generations of Afghans. 

As we talk about in the episode it is still early, but we hope many of you will listen and find ways your university can support the staff and students in Afghan universities in these challenging times. 

Obaidullah is active on Twitter, so follow him for on the ground insights on the situation in Afghanistan.

 Follow Obaidullah at Twitter: @obaidullahbaheer

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