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1 5 - Shaharzad Akbar Human rights in Afghanistan - a feminist journey Shaharzad Akbar 22 Nov 2022
2 'Regression and Resistance: The Struggle for Women's Rights in Afghanistan' Shaharzad Akbar in conversation with Shazia Choudhry; convened by Mansfield College Principal, Helen Mountfield KC. Shaharzad Akbar, Shazia Choudhry, Helen Mountfield 08 Nov 2022
3 OxPeace 2022 Session 2: Part 4 Raja Karthikeya presents "Afghanistan & Iraq: Empirical approaches to Community-level Peacebuilding." Raja Karthikeya 10 Jun 2022
4 2022 New Year’s Episode The entire Almanac team gets together to discuss what they believe was the most important event in the region over the past year, something they are watching for in the region in 2022, and their favorite book on the Middle East. Piotr Schulkes, Guy Fiennes, Isabella Cibelli Du Terroil, Oliver Franks 17 Jan 2022
5 Creative Commons Afghanistan and the Middle East This is a recording of a live webinar held on Thursday 25th November 2021 for the Middle East centre. Ibrahim al-Marashi, Michael Willis, Kate Clark 06 Dec 2021
6 Australian War Crimes in Afghanistan: National Mechanisms, Positive Complementarity and Command Responsibility Douglas Guilfoyle gives a talk as part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series. Douglas Guilfoyle 18 Mar 2021
7 Evaluating Stability: An Impossible dream?’ The challenges of evaluation in Afghanistan Breakout session on ‘Post-conflict reconstruction and Peacebuilding’, second talk: Bjorn Muller-Wille, Royal Military Academy , Sandhurst. Bjorn Muller-Wille 18 Jan 2021
8 The Stabilisation Discourse and ending War.’ British experience in Helmand, Afghanistan Breakout session on ‘Post-conflict reconstruction and Peacebuilding’, first talk: Dr Stuart Gordon, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. Stuart Gordon 18 Jan 2021
9 Child abuse and dancing boys in Afghanistan Piotr Schulkes, Rose Johnson, and Max Randall dive into the phenomenon of the Dancing Boys of Afghanistan. Piotr Schulkes, Rose Johnson, Max Randall 03 Dec 2020
10 Creative Commons My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal Avinash Paliwal speaks at the South Asia Seminar on 20 February 2018. Avinash Paliwal 13 Mar 2018
11 Creative Commons FMR 54 Post-deportation mini-feature - Risks encountered after forced removal: the return experiences of young Afghans New research has documented the outcomes for young asylum seekers forcibly removed from the UK to Afghanistan. Emily Bowerman 16 Mar 2017
12 Creative Commons Who is acting for what change? A relational approach to transnational engagements of Afghans in Britain and Germany This paper investigates why Afghans in the wider diaspora take action in certain ways. Carolin Fischer 15 Feb 2016
13 Creative Commons FMR 46 Enhancing security of land tenure for IDPs The case of Maslakh in western Afghanistan is an example of translating Afghanistan’s new IDP Policy into reality. Shobha Rao, Jan Turkstra 11 Jun 2014
14 Creative Commons FMR 46 Anchoring return: the role of the Solutions Strategy Providing a minimum standard of living and livelihood opportunities to help anchor those who have returned is critical for the future stability and security of Afghanistan. Pierfrancesco Maria Natta 11 Jun 2014
15 Creative Commons FMR 46 An IDP Policy for Afghanistan: from draft to reality Developing a national policy to address the needs of Afghanistan’s IDPs was beset with obstacles and challenges. Laurie S Wiseberg 11 Jun 2014
16 Creative Commons FMR 46 Stateless in Afghanistan A group of people of nomadic lifestyle in eastern Afghanistan has reportedly recently been forcibly relocated because of their lack of identity documents. Maira Kuppers 11 Jun 2014
17 Creative Commons FMR 46 Continuing conflict, continuing displacement in southern Afghanistan With fighting and insecurity likely to remain dominant features of Afghanistan’s landscape in the immediate future, displacement will continue to ebb and flow. Rahmatullah Amiri 11 Jun 2014
18 Creative Commons FMR 46 2014 and beyond: implications for displacement 2014 marks a watershed for Afghanistan, with the withdrawal of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) after twelve years, and the very real risks this withdrawal poses to the capacity of the Afghan state. Aidan O’Leary 11 Jun 2014
19 Creative Commons FMR 46 From the editors From the editors Marion Couldrey, Maurice Herson 11 Jun 2014
20 Creative Commons Current Progress in Afghanistan Brigadier Jones evaluates the current state of progress in Afghanistan, focussing in particular on summer 2013. He also discusses the extent to which achievements are reflected in the media narrative. Rupert Jones 12 May 2014
21 Creative Commons Enemy Within: Underlying Flaws in Policy-Making on Afghanistan Matt Waldman considers what went wrong in policy-making on Afghanistan Matt Waldman 01 Apr 2014
22 Creative Commons An Uncommon Point of View: Military Diplomacy in an Active Theatre Brigadier Matthew Overton draws on his own professional experience to discuss the role of diplomacy in active conflict. Matthew Overton 01 Apr 2014
23 Creative Commons THEMIS: What kind of asylum and which destination? Afghan asylum seekers transiting from Greece Angeliki Dimitriadi presents her paper 'What kind of asylum and which destination? Afghan asylum seekers transiting from Greece' in Parallel session IV(D) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Angeliki Dimitriadi 20 Jan 2014
24 Creative Commons THEMIS: The (changing) role of family among Afghan communities in Britain and Germany Carolin Fischer presents her paper 'The (changing) role of family among Afghan communities in Britain and Germany' in Parallel session I(D) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Carolin Fischer 16 Jan 2014
25 Dorr-e Dari (The Pearl of Dari): An Ethnography of Poetry as a Social Practice among Afghans in Iran (23 May 2013) This lecture formed part of the 2013 Evans-Pritchard Lecture series held at All Souls College, Oxford, in which Zuzanna Olszewska discussed 'Authentic Voices, Modern Selves: An Ethnography of Afghan Refugee Poetry and Personhood in Iran'. Zuzanna Olszewska 13 Nov 2013
26 Women and the Post-2014 Afghanistan: What is the West's Responsibility? Will women's rights inevitably deteriorate when the international forces pull out next year? Is there hope for maintaining progress and creating an equal society? Tabasum Wolayat, Kerry Healey, Frances Guy, Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles 01 Jul 2013
27 Political-Military Strategy-Making in Regional Command South Afghanistan Drawing from his own experience, Todd Greentree discusses political-military strategy-making in regional Command South Afghanistan. Todd Greentree 19 Apr 2013
28 Creative Commons FMR 36 The road from Kabul New UNHCR research investigates the motivations for and challenges associated with the migration of young Afghans to Europe. Lucia Cipullo, Jeff Crisp 09 Apr 2013
29 Creative Commons Strategy for Action: Using Force Wisely in the 21st Century Commodore Steve Jermy (Royal Navy) gives a talk for the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict seminar series. Steve Jermy 26 Oct 2011
30 RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: Beyond conventional solutions to the refugee problem: mobility as a strategy for Afghans This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's fourth Wednesday Public Seminar of Trinity Term 2011. Alessandro Monsutti 21 Jul 2011
31 Creative Commons Legacies of Conflict: Healing Complexes and Moving Forwards in Afghanistan Emily Winterbotham, Researcher in Transitional Justice, Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, Kabul, gives a talk for the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Seminar series on 31st May 2011. Emily Winterbotham 06 Jun 2011
32 Creative Commons Contemporary Security Challenges (partial) Dr Paul Cornish (Chatham House) gives a talk for the Hiliary Term 2011 ELAC/CCW seminar series. Please note: this is only a partial recording. we apologise for the inconvenience this may cause. Paul Cornish 21 Feb 2011
33 A Strategic Analysis of the First Anglo-Afghan War 1839-42: Lessons for Today Colonel Adam Finlay, CCW Visiting Fellow, delivers an ELAC/CCW Seminar on the first Anglo-Afghan War of 1839 to 1842. Part of the ELAC/CCW seminar series. Adam Finlay 09 Nov 2010
34 Strategic Shortfall: The Somalia Syndrome and the March to 9/11 Prof Robert Patman (Otago, New Zealand) gives a talk for the Centre for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict seminar series. Robert Patman 14 Jun 2010
35 Why it doesn't matter whether we're at war with al-Qaeda Anthony Dworkin (European Council on Foreign Relations) gives a talk for the Centre for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict seminar series. Anthony Dworkin 14 Jun 2010
36 The Mafia and the Mullah: Counternarcotics, Counterinsurgency and Realpolitik in Afghanistan Captain William Park (U.S. Navy Hudson Fellow, CCW Visiting Fellow and ELAC Research Associate) gives a talk for the Centre for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict seminar series. William Park 14 Jun 2010
37 Empires of Mud: Afghanistan 2001-2010 Dr Antonio Giustozzi (LSE) gives a talk for the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict seminar series. Antonio Giustozzi 14 Jun 2010
38 Obama's First 100 Days Orla De Burca interviews Desmond King, Andrew Mellon Professor of American Government, on Barack Obama’s first 100 days as President; discussing Obama’s plans to recover America’s Economy and the success so far of his foreign and domestic plans. Desmond King, Orla De Burca 06 May 2009