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After They're Gone: Afghanistan After 2014

Tue, Oct 23, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Indiana Memorial Union, Mezzanine Level Dogwood Room

An Afghan perspective on the 2014 US withdrawal from Afghanistan: A lecture on the nature and extent of the US withdrawal and its impact on the Afghan state and society. Mr. Sharan's research examines the political economy of a "networked state" in post-2001 Afghanistan.

Timor Sharan is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics at University of Exeter (UK). His research examines the political economy of ‘networked state’ in post-2001 Afghanistan. Mr. Sharan has worked for over four years in different donor agencies and policy organizations in Afghanistan including USAID and DFID. At his recent job, Mr. Sharan was employed as a Senior Political Adviser on a USAID project to evaluate the current state of political entities in Afghanistan in the lead up to the 2014 elections.

Sponsored by:

Islamic Studies Program

Center for the Study of the Middle East

Central Eurasian Studies

Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource

CenterCenter for Languages of the Central Asian Region