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Press Release

Press Release

14, September, 2017

The AUAF community including students, staff, trustees and faculty are saddened by the loss of Nancy Hatch Dupree.  Ms. Dupree was a historian and archaeologist on Afghanistan who dedicated many years of her life to preserve Afghan culture and heritage. Nancy Dupree was also the director of the Afghanistan Center at Kabul University. She received a honorary degree from the American University of Afghanistan in 2013.

Nancy Hatch Dupree passed in a hospital in Kabul on 09th September 2017. She was born in India in 1927. 

She will be missed and forever honored for her dedicated and invaluable work for Afghanistan. May her soul rest in peace.





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