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TNWAC Global Eats – UZBEKISTAN An Evening at OSH Restaurant and Grill | May 22, 2024

The Tennessee World Affairs Council presents:


An Evening at OSH Restaurant and Grill 

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

6:00 p.m. CT

216 Thompson Lane, Nashville



With Mark Reese:

Founding Director for the Center for Regional Studies at the United States Naval Academy, Mark established programs centered around Islamic studies and curricula reform in Uzbekistan, managed translation and cultural advisement task orders in both Afghanistan and the United States for a broad spectrum of government and private industry clients. Awarded the Presidential Order of Do’stlik by the Republic of Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev for furthering awareness of the Uzbek language and culture through translation of Uzbek novel, O’tkan Kunlar.  

As President and CEO of Suhbat LLC, Mark is currently engaged in strategic communications and cultural programs on behalf of Central Asian clients.

Mark holds an M.A. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Washington.


About OSH Restaurant and Grill:

Restaurant featuring cuisine from Uzbekistan ranks in top 10 of Yelp’s U.S. restaurant list

“Nashville! Listen up! If you like central Asian food, or don’t even know if you do or not, do yourself a favor and go to OSH!” 

“Everything was so delicious, and the recommendations were so helpful. I highly recommend this place for good food, service & ambiance.”

“The people cooking are cooking true family recipes and the food is absolutely authentic. “

Yelp Reviews



If not already a TNWAC member this is a great time to join — follow the registration link sign up for both membership and dinner.  New Member Benefits

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THE MISSION of the nonprofit, nonpartisan Tennessee World Affairs Council is to promote international awareness, understanding and connections to enhance the region’s global stature and to prepare Tennesseans to thrive in our increasingly complex and connected world.

THE VISION of  the Tennessee World Affairs Council is a well-informed community that thinks critically about the world and the impact of global events.