Category Archives: Kabul Events

PRE-ORIENTATION MEETING: AFGHANISTAN – PAKISTAN PARTNERSHIP SUMMIT: WORKABLE SOLUTIONS FOR THE NEW ERA

AIAS, The Hollings Center for international dialogue, and the US embassy in Kabul arranged a per-orientation meeting for the second  Afghanistan-Pakistan partnership summit on 11 January, 2018. This meeting included discussion about: How can barriers to cooperation be overcome?  What are some major barriers to cooperation with Pakistan? How have these barriers affected dynamics between […]

Afghan Miniatures of 15th -18th Centuries

AUAF with cooperation of AIAS organized the program entitled “Afghan Miniatures of 15th -18th Centuries” by Dr. Michael Alexander Barry on 13 June, 2017. Dr. Barry is lecturer in Princeton’s Near Eastern Studies Department since 2004 on the medieval and modern Islamic cultures of Iran, India, Pakistan, and most especially Afghanistan. This lecture was an […]

A Non-Anthropologist Looks at Tribes

AIAS and RANA university hosted a presentation by Michael W. Albin on 15 January, 2017. This highly original and entertaining book spotlights the tribal leader from Biblical times to the present day, and from Morocco to Afghanistan. It strips away layers of romantic myth and misconception about tribal society, the fundamental building block of Middle Eastern […]

Pre-Orientation Meeting: Afghanistan Pakistan Partnership Summit: Workable Solutions for the New Era

AIAS, The Hollings Center for international dialogue, and the US embassy in Kabul arranged a per-orientation meeting named Afghanistan-Pakistan partnership summit on 29 November, 2016. This meeting included discussion about: Opportunities for cooperation and partnership between Afghanistan and Pakistan. There are many opportunities that exist for cooperation between Afghanistan and Pakistan. What is happening on […]

Seeking stability in Afghanistan

AIAS and RANA university hosted a presentation by Dr. Thomas Barfield on 15 August, 2016. The presentation was entitled ” seeking stability in Afghanistan”. The 2004 Afghan constitution creates a highly centralized government in a land that is characterized by its diversity. One aspect of this diversity is the wide number of qawms (tribal or […]

Epistemology of ‘State’ in Afghanistan: Beyond Modernism

AIAS hosted a talk by Dr. Jawanshir Rasekh on 12 July, 2016. Epistemology on the philosophical knowledge of history is the manner of learning and studying of an historical phenomenon or narrative. The Epistemology of “Governance” in contemporary history of Afghanistan is the state of manners hypothesis, definitions and perceptions that, historian, anthropologist and politicians […]

networking event at the AIAS

AIAS had a networking event with the Afghan students who were studying in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and United States on 11 July, 2016. These students who got their scholarships from the US embassy, Afghanistan shared their experiences from two different countries, different people, and different environments that they were studying. Also they discussed the opportunities they […]

Fulbright alumni gathering event

AIAS organized an event for the Fulbright alumni on 19 April, 2016. In this event Fulbright scholars discussed their experiences of studying in US, experiencing new cultures, ideas, people, opportunities that they got by studying in United States, and their commitments in using those experiences and knowledge in Afghanistan to be a part of the […]

A Muslim Archipelago: Islam and Politics in Southeast Asia.

AIAS hosted a talk by Dr. Gross on 7 March, 2016. Dr Gross discussed the main themes of his book, “A Muslim Archipelago: Islam and Politics in Southeast Asia.” He addressed such questions as ‘Why is Indonesia which has a large Muslim majority (87 per cent) officially a secular (Pancasila) state, while Malaysia whose Muslim […]

Promote Voluntary Assistance for Vulnerable

AIAS organized a program for vulnerable kids of GULESTAN on 1 March, 2016 in Kabul. AIAS launched a program named GULESTAN to support vulnerable kids working in Kabul city of Afghanistan. This program aims to support and motivate vulnerable kids working in Kabul city streets by providing chairs, desks, stationary, and by arranging programs and […]