Hyphenating Afghaniyat (Afghan-ness) in the Afghan Diaspora

A public lecture by Mir Hekmatullah Sadat, Claremont Graduate University

Hyphenating Afghaniyat (Afghan-ness) in the Afghan Diaspora

Monday, May 14, 2007
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Mir H. (Hekmat) Sadat has institutional affiliations with The Claremont Graduate University and San Diego State University.  His research interests include Islam and the West, militant Islam and terrorism, ethnic and regional conflict, and civil-military affairs.  His doctoral research focused on Afghanistan and the Afghan Diaspora, as model for understanding issues facing Diasporas and their homeland especially in post-conflict times.   Dr. Sadat has taught at Pitzer College and has been a Lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School, where he taught on Afghan history and culture, as well as on issues such as cultural sensitivity, respect for Islam, treatment of civilians, and application of human rights to non-Americans. 

Cost: Free

For more information please contact

Peter Szanton, Program Manager
Tel: 310-825-1181
pszanton@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies, Center for Near Eastern Studies, Sociology