• In conversation with Dr Antonio Giustozzi

In conversation with Dr Antonio Giustozzi

01 June 2016

London

Join the Afghanistan Studies Group for an enlightening talk by Dr Antonio Giustozzi, a visiting professor at King's College London, as he talks about his latest research on Afghanistan. 

A preeminent scholar on Afghanistan, in 2016 Dr Giustozzi has published reports on the state of Afghanistan's armed forces and held an interview with Mullah Rasool, the leader of a breakaway faction of the Taliban. The cohesion of the Taliban and the condition of the Afghan National Army are vital to understanding the current situation in Afghanistan. 

Dr Giustozzi has written and edited several books:

The Art of Coercion: The primitive accumulation and management of coercive power, London : Hurst, 2011

Empires of mud: wars and warlords of Afghanistan, London :C. Hurst & Co and New York : Columbia University Press, 2009

Koran, Kalashnikov and Laptop: the rise of the Neo-Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan, London : C.Hurst & Co. and New York : Columbia University Press, 2007.

Decoding the New Taliban: Insights from the Afghan field, London : C. Hurst & Co and New York : Columbia University Press, 2009.

 

Venue: Room K3.11, Strand Campus, King's College London, WC2R 2LS

Time: 14:30-16:00

Tickets: This is a free public event - you can indicate your intention to attend through the ASG's Facebook page