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Afghanistan 2014: what is the real legacy of international engagement?

Conflict Research Group public debate

Date: Friday 14 February 2014
Time: 6.00-7.30pm 
Venue:  Alumni Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Jelena Bjelica, Emma Graham-Harrison, Jolyon Leslie
Chair: Dr Denisa Kostovicova

Amidst fears that the planned withdrawal of Western forces will test Afghanistan’s fragile peace, the panel takes stock of the legacy of more than a decade of costly international engagement.

Jelena Bjelica is a researcher, until recently with UNODC in Afghanistan.

Emma Graham-Harrison is The Guardian’s Afghanistan and Pakistan Editor.

Jolyon Leslie is an architect, working in Afghanistan on development and cultural issues. 

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email d.kostovicova@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6916.

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