Afghanistan at the Edge of Empire
Wednesday, October 02, 2019, 02:00pm - 06:00pm
A symposium on Afghanistan's place on the edge of empire, historically and in the present.
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