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Social Science and Public Policy

Homeless Diplomat: A Personal and Professional Journey of an Afghan Civil Servant

March 23, 2023 at 12:00pm1:00pm

Eggers Hall, 341

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The Moynihan Institute is proud to host a talk with Maxwell School Ph.D. candidate Abdul Bashir Pazhwak.

Abdul joined the Social Science Ph.D. program at Maxwell School in the fall of 2022 following his civil service career in Afghanistan’s ministry of foreign affairs. He has served as a diplomat in South Korea and Egypt in the previous government of Afghanistan.

Pazhwak’s personal and professional life inside and beyond Afghanistan, including life in a refugee camp, presented challenges and opportunities that shaped his current worldview as an emerging social science scholar.

This event was published on March 10, 2023.

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