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Afghans before the Taliban

tabsir , January 27th, 2016


Family bond: Two colourful sisters, hand in hand, pose for a photograph in Kabul, surrounded by trading locals The Daily Mail, a British newspaper, has an online gallery…


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Bagram Santa

Maximilian Forte , December 24th, 2015


Easily lending themselves to multiple forms of misunderstanding, the Pentagon nevertheless regularly produces images of military personnel dressed as Santa Claus. This too is a pattern, minor in…


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Geopolitics in the Middle East: A new century dawns

tabsir , December 23rd, 2015


Faisal party at Versailles Conference. Left to right: Rustum Haidar, Nuri as-Said, Prince Faisal (front), Captain Pisani (rear), T. E. Lawrence, Faisal’s attendant (name unknown), Captain Hassan Kha…


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Hell is not in the Hereafter

tabsir , December 7th, 2015


My latest post in Lund…


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Fluchtcollage 1

Cultural Affair , November 25th, 2015


Pari sitzt alleine auf einem Stuhl in der Küche. Er lässt den Kopf hängen und starrt auf seine Hände, die wie seine Füße viel zu groß für seinen…


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anthro in the news 10/26/2015

anthropologyworks , October 26th, 2015


source: NPR Happy slaves? A piece on National Public Radio (U.S.) reported on how the coconut industry in Thailand thrives on the use of the labor of trained…


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Empire’s “Mimic Men”

Maximilian Forte , October 24th, 2015


Imperialism by Invitation or Imitation? US efforts in remaking the international system according to an image reflecting the US are not usually in complete vain since the track…


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#Review: Kabul Carnival. Gender Politics in Postwar Afghanistan #Performance

Vanessa Farr , October 22nd, 2015


I recently had the challenging pleasure of reading Julie Billaud’s Kabul Carnival on my first visit to Afghanistan. As a hybrid practitioner-academic who has spent the last couple…


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#Review: Children of Afghanistan: The Path to Peace

Chandra Kala Clemente Martínez , October 15th, 2015


In 1978, psychologist Jack Flasher defined the term ‘adultism’ as a way of perceiving children “not only as unconditionally subordinate until they attain legal adulthood but also, as…


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Rula Ghani: Preaching for Christianity, Israel and Empire

M. Jamil Hanifi , October 12th, 2015


In the name of liberating Afghan women several American feminist organizations joined forces with various American Zionist groups (including the Zionist “neocons”), manufacturers of weapons, and other…


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Mountains of Central Asia Digital Dataset

tabsir , August 2nd, 2015


This Mountains of Central Asia Digital Dataset (MCADD) consists of a collection of books, journals and maps related broadly to the Himalayas and its outlying attached ranges including…


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REDUX: Rethinking Refugees: Afghan Traders and Exiles in the Former Soviet Union #postsocialism

Magnus Marsden , July 27th, 2015


This piece explores the activities of Afghan merchants in the former Soviet Union especially Tajikistan in Central Asia and Russia and Ukraine. It brings attention to the problems…


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Anthropology and the Representation of Migrations from Afghanistan

tabsir , July 22nd, 2015


by M. Jamil Hanafi [This is a paper that was originally published under the title of “Anthropology and the Representation of Recent Migrations from Afghanistan,” as it appeared…


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Bin Laden’s Bookshelf

tabsir , July 4th, 2015


In case you were wondering what kinds of books Bin Laden was reading, at least in his Pakistan compound before his demise, the U.S. Government has provided a…


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In the Journals – June 2015

Sean Miller , June 23rd, 2015


Welcome back to In the Journals, a monthly review of just a fraction of the most recent academic research on security, crime, policing, and the law. Summer may…


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Open Access to Middle East Journals and Newspapers

tabsir , May 31st, 2015


For anyone doing research on the Middle East for the past two centuries, there is an incredible archive online. Details below: Alphabetical List of Open Access Historical Newspapers…


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Clausewitz Updated and downsized

tabsir , May 15th, 2015


There is a nicely done satire by Sean McFate on how to take over a small country. Check it out here. Note: Only the rich may apply.


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