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CAW: Transnational Afghanistan

Readings and Discussion with Nile Green, UCLA

Monday, January 23, 2012
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Central Asia Workshop is an interdisciplinary discussion group sponsored by the UCLA Program on Central Asia ( The goal of the workshop is to encourage graduate student research on Central Asia by creating a space where students and interested faculty can discuss research, theory and ideas with others who have experience or interest in the region. The workshop is a forum for exploring recent research and classical and contemporary theoretical perspectives that inform work in Central Asia. Past discussion topics have included Tatar language and identity; environmental activism in Central Asia; mental health, religion and healing in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan; imagining modernity; gendered national identity; and the Uighurs of Xinjiang. 

The Central Asia Workshop meets every two weeks in 10367 Bunche from 12:00 to 1:30PM.

Please contact Hannah Reiss ( for more information.


Thomas L. Hughes: The German Mission to Afghanistan, 1915-1916

Robert Nichols: An Inter-Regional History of Pashtun Migration c. 1775-2000

Nile Green: The Trans-Border Traffic of Afghan Modernism: Afghanistan and the Indian “Urdusphere”


Sponsor(s): Program on Central Asia

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