The Ferguson Centre for African and Asian Studies is pleased to announce the following seminar:
Britain, Empire and Afghanistan
Date: 12 June 2012
Venue: Library seminar room 2, The Open University, Milton Keynes
Speaker Shane Malhotra will give a paper on ‘The First Afghan War: through the eyes of Florentina Sale’, this will be followed by tea and a general discussion on British perceptions of Afghanistan, cross-cultural contacts, and ‘tribes’.
Chair, Hugh Beattie (author of Empire and Tribe in the Afghan Frontier Region: Custom, Conflict and British Strategy in Waziristan until 1947. London: I.B.Tauris (Forthcoming)).
All are welcome. To book a place please email Heather Scott firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information please go to the Ferguson Centre website http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/ferguson-centre/index.shtml