AFGHANISTAN: TALIBAN, GOVERNMENT & THE WAY FORWARD
Monday 19 June | 2.30pm UK
Roundtable to discuss how global powers may be able to engage, and engage with, the Taliban-led government in Afghanistan, and how it may determine the lives of Afghans in the country, and across the world.
Speaker: Obaidullah Baheer (@ObaidullaBaheer) is Lecturer at the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul (currently pursuing his Doctoral Studies at The New School, New York), and a regular commentator on Afghanistan.
Panelists: Dr Antonio Giustozzi (@AntonioGiustoz2) is Senior Research Fellow in Terrorism & COnflict at the Royal United Services Institute in London, and authornof several books on Afghanistan including The Islamic State in Khorasan (2018) and The Taliban at War: 2001-2021 (2022); Dr Orzala Nemat (@Orzala) is an Afghan academic, civil society activist and currently Research Associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London; Mirwais Wardak is a development worker and researcher & has worked extensively with the aid community in Afghanistan, and is currently Managing Director at Peace Training and Research Organization (PTRO) in Kabul.
Chair: Dr Martin Bayly (@mjbayly) is Assistant Professor in International Relations Theory at LSE, and author of Taming the Imperial Imagination: Colonial Knowledge, International Relations, and the Anglo-Afghan Encounter, 1808-1878 (2016).
This is an in-person event, open to everyone but seats are limited. Please e-mail email@example.com if you would like to attend the event, and await confirmation. Places will be offered/confirmed strictly on a first-come first-served basis.
This event is in collaboration with the Royal United Services Institute, London.
Image © Farid Ershad, Dasht-i Barchi, Kabul, 2020, Unsplash.