Upcoming Talk: Eshraqat Festival – Abu Dhabi – Nov. 9

Looking forward to this talk in Abu Dhabi as part as the Eshraqat Festival organized by the United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence. The festival’s objective is to promote the notion that tolerance is knowledge, and that the values of tolerance represented in knowing others, dialogue and respect while accepting pluralism, diversity, peace and other human values that celebrate and promote coexistence, become possible through knowledge. This mission resonates well with me and my books on bilingualism and dual-language education in particular which I see as a way of building bridges between communities.

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