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Lessons from Afghanistan

Hosted by the School of Public Policy

Online public event

Speakers

Dr Michael Callen

Dr Michael Callen

Professor Michael Cox

Professor Michael Cox

Dr Devika Hovell

Dr Devika Hovell

Nargis Nehan

Nargis Nehan

Chair

Baroness Shafik

Baroness Shafik

Join our panellists as they come together to discuss the new issue of the LSE Public Policy Review Lessons from Afghanistan.

Less than months after the western military withdrawal in August 2021, this special issue explores lessons that can be drawn from the fall of the government in Kabul. Inviting scholars from different disciplinary background, the issue reflects on why the US decided to leave, what this may mean for the Western alliance system, the consequences for women’s rights, the geopolitical fall out, international law, development and the economics of peace.

Meet our speakers and chair

Michael Callen is Associate Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics at LSE.

Michael Cox is Emeritus Professor of International Relations at LSE and one of the Founding Directors of LSE IDEAS.

Devika Hovell (@DCHovell) is Associate Professor in Public International Law at the LSE School of Law.

Nargis Nehan (@NehanNargis) is the former Afghan Minister for Mines, Petroleum and Industries, activist and founder of EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy.

Minouche Shafik is Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to this, she was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England. She is an alumna of LSE. Her new book, What We Owe Each Other: A New Social Contract, is out now. She is co-chair of the Economy 2030 Inquiry commission.

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