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Join us in-person or virtually for the panel series, "Refugees in Nebraska," where distinguished speakers from Omaha refugee communities will share their perspectives and stories.


In this panel, members of the Afghan community in Omaha, Nebraska, will share their perspectives and stories. The panel will provide a comprehensive overview of the Afghan community, shedding light on their unique traditions and contributions to the local fabric. Then, the panel will cover a personal refugee journey, offering a narrative that reflects the challenges and strength experienced by individuals seeking refuge in Omaha. This panel series aims to foster understanding, celebrate diversity, and create a space for meaningful conversations about refugees in Nebraska. Food will be provided. First come, first served. Panelists include Hanif Sufizada, Mohammad Sahil, Sher Jan Ahmadzai, and Khorshid Azizi. This event is cosponsored by the Center for Afghanistan Studies.


Registration is required and can be found at the link below.


Landscapes of Belonging: Refugee Experiences in Nebraska and Beyond, sponsored by the Goldstein Family Community Chair in Human Rights, aims to provide scholarly knowledge on refugees in Nebraska and global refugee trends through research, teaching, and community engagement.

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