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Afghanistan at the Edge of Empire

Wednesday, October 02, 2019, 02:00pm - 06:00pm

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Afghanistan Edge of Empire

A symposium on Afghanistan's place on the edge of empire, historically and in the present.

Speakers include:

Elizabeth Kolsky (Villanova University), "Grave and Sudden Provocations on the Northwest Frontier of British India"

James Pickett (University of Pittsburgh), "Northern Afghanistan, Southern Turkestan, or Eastern Khurasan?: Sovereignty and Social Networks at the Edge of the Russian Empire"

Zarena Aslami (Michigan State University), “Victorian Afghanistan, Race, and the Biopolitics of Empire”

Organized by Rutgers British Studies Center, SASP co-sponsor

Location: Rutgers Academic Building, 15 Seminary Place, West Wing 6th floor room 6051, New Brunswick, NJ 08901