Feb. 21: Foley hosts new ‘great game’ in central Asia

Anara-80PULLMAN, Wash. – International consultant Anara Tabyshalieva will discuss central Asia’s critical role in the strategic visions of China, Russia, the U.S. and others at noon Friday, Feb. 21, in Bryan 308 as part of the Foley Institute’s coffee and politics series.

Pizza and pop will be served. Please RSVP to Richard Elgar at relgar@wsu.edu.

central-asia-400Tabyshalieva is a professor of history at Marshall University and a consultant for the World Bank, UNESCO and the United Nations Development Fund for Women. She has won many awards, including the UNESCO medal for her participation in its “History of Civilizations of Central Asia” project and a certificate of honor from the president of Kyrgyzstan for her work promoting women’s rights.

Her visit is cosponsored with the WSU Asia program.