Seminar: Britain, Empire and Afghanistan, 12 June 2012

The Ferguson Centre for African and Asian Studies is pleased to announce the following seminar:

Britain, Empire and Afghanistan

Date:    12 June 2012
Time:    1.30pm
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 h.scott@open.ac.uk

For more information please go to the Ferguson Centre website http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/ferguson-centre/index.shtml

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