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Political Education

Hamstrung by Translation: How to analyse Afghanistan in an Afghan language?

Borhan Osman

The most efficient languages to write about Afghan politics and society ought to be the two main languages of the country, Dari and Pashto. No foreign language can capture the various concepts native to Afghanistan as intricately as native speakers’ own languages do, for example in the case of Pashtunwali customs. However, the local languages […]

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5 August 2012: AAN at Summer Seminar in Bavaria

AAN admin

AAN’s Thomas Ruttig will talk about ‘Afghanistan – A Failed State?’ at the Academy for Political Education at Tutzing, Germany, on Sunday, 5 August 2012. This is part of a traditional ‘holiday seminar’ on international policy from 5-8 August focussing on Afghanistan for four days. Thomas, not a supporter of the ‘failed states’ approach, will […]

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