Culture

Returning to the Afghan Way of War

With a Taliban offensive taking the country by storm, PhD candidate Mujib Abid examines why both the Kabul's Government and the Taliban emphasise their...

The Dark Nights of Rural Afghanistan

As insecurity sweeps through Afghanistan, war escalates and tens of thousands flee, it is time to take a deeper look at the blind spot...

Hashish and Afghanistan’s Forgotten Bus Drivers

Many of us think of them as ordinary people. Regular drivers transporting goods or passengers to another city or country. It’s deeper than that....

Finding Ovid in Kandahar: The Radical Pastoral as Resistance to Empire in the Classic and Contemporary Worlds

Abstract Prevailing scholarship on pastoral literature often overlooks its political and radical dimensions, relegating the form to particular manifestations of the pastoral in Elizabethan England....

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