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We are looking forward to welcoming you in-person as we host Fulbright Association’s 45th Annual Conference!

The 2022 Programs Advisory Committee and the FA Staff are hard at work creating a memorable experience for the in-person 45th Annual Conference in October, full of joyful gathering and sharing. We encourage you to reconnect with your fellow Fulbrighters and interact with professionals from around the world.

We hope to build a sense of community and connection for our Fulbright and the international community by sharing scholarship, contributions, and experiences, and to celebrate our endurance through this unstable time.

October 6-9, 2022

Hyatt Regency in Bethesda, Maryland

#FACON22    #FulbrightReunion 

Keynote Speaker

Oksana Markarova – Ukraine Ambassador to the USA

The Fulbright Association is honored to host Ukraine Ambassador Oksana Markarova to deliver the keynote address to our Annual Conference. Ambassador Markarova will speak on the war in Ukraine, then join a panel of distinguished scholars and diplomats, moderated by Association board member Ambassador Reka Szemerkenyi.

Oksana Markarova was appointed the Ukraine’s Ambassador to the USA and arrived in DC on Apr 20, 2021. She served in Ukraine’s Ministry of Finance in 2015-2020 as First deputy Minister and Government commissioner on investments and then since 2018 as a Minister of Finance.

Selma Jeanne Cohen Dance Lecture Award

Dr. Janaki Nair

Dr Janaki Nair is a Kathakali performer and a visual anthropologist who continues to explore the concept of embodying, its aligning psychophysical practices, concepts and methodologies. Through her research, she explored possibilities of making ethnographic films to create cultural and artistic memories. She is a post-graduate (M.A) in Media and her second master’s degree (MFA) is in dance.

In 2020, she completed her PhD from Northumbria University with specialised supervision from University of Oxford. She is currently a Research Project Leader at the OCHS, University of Oxford. At University of Lincoln, she researched about sustainable education methodology in post-conflict settings. She won Kerala State Best Actress Award, 2015 for her acting skills and is elected as a Fellow of Royal Society of Arts, London in 2017. Read More.

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