Monthly Archives: October 2015

Afghan Cameleers in Australia from 1860-1920

On 7 October, 2015 AIAS with the coordination of ACKU hosted a presentation by Mr. Fahim Hashemy in Afghanistan center in Kabul university about the history of Afghan cameleers in Australia. Between the mid 1800s and the turn of the nineteenth century more than 3000 men from Afghanistan made the long and harrowing voyage out […]