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Giles' talk will be followed by a concert of traditional Afghan music by Veronica Doubleday and John Baily. Veronica and John are leading academics of Afghan music, stunning musicians and have been deeply committed to the music of Afghanistan since starting their ethnomusicological research in Herat, Western Afghanistan in 1973.

EMERGENCY works in conflict and post conflict countries, providing free, high quality medical and surgical care to the victims of war, landmines and poverty. EMERGENCY has been working in Afghanistan for 14 years now, treating over 3.7 million patients in that time. With three surgical centres, 27 first-aid posts and public health centres, EMERGENCY also provides health care in some of the country's prisons, and runs a cooperative through which women in the Panjshir Valley have received employment.

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