The new “Förstå Afghanistan“ (Understanding Afghanistan) reader by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SAK) is out. It covers everything from Afghanistan’s history, its people, state and culture to Afghan-Swedish relations (in Swedish). It has an extensive reading list and scores of good photos.The reader's cover page. Source: SAK
The book’s three dozen contributors include renowned Afghan, Swedish and other authors, from Azeeta Rafat to Eva Myrdal and Barnett Rubin. AAN is represented by its three founders Martine van Bijlert, Sari Kouvo and Thomas Ruttig, advisory board member Ann Wilkens and member Anders Fänge, himself one of the founders of the Swedish Committee.
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If in Sweden, you can also join a study circle about the book, starting in February 2019 (more info here).
This article was last updated on 9 Mar 2020