Tarihçe Conference Series - 46
Afghanistan Rising: A book reading by Faiz Ahmed
30.10.2019 16:00
YER : AB7-7302
İstanbul Şehir University Department of History

Assoc. Prof. Faiz Ahmed, Brown University

August 19, 2019 marked the 100th anniversary of Afghanistan’s independence from Britain. Commemorating the roots and legacies of Afghan independence a century ago, Professor Faiz Ahmed unearths a lost history behind Afghanistan’s founding as a modern nation-state between the Ottoman and British empires, the subject of his recently published book, Afghanistan Rising (Harvard University Press). As NATO and Afghan policymakers continue to debate the future of foreign involvement in this pivotal country, the lecture will explore what lessons we can learn from rediscovering Afghanistan’s own legal and constitutional history from Afghan and other perspectives in the region.