Dr. David B. Edwards

The Reinhold Niebuhr Institute of Religion and Culture and Siena College's Peace Studies Program presents

Dr. David B. Edwards

Afghanistan Revisited: Notes on a Place Left Behind

April 13th
4:00 pm
Roger Bacon 202 (Key Auditorium)
Come and join us for an evening of conversation and questions about the troubled and beautiful land of Afghanistan. Who are the Afghani people? How has the war in Afghanistan affected the lives of the people in the country? What has the impact of United States Military presence been on the people of this war torn land?
New York Times Article: 
"Images From Another War in Afghanistan." from the Nieman Report, Harvard University, Winter 2001 [Adobe Acrobat format] 

"Summoning Muslims: Print, Politics, and Religious Ideology in Afghanistan." Journal of Asian Studies 53(3), 1993.
"Words in the Balance: The Poetics of Political Dissent in Afghanistan." In: D. Eickelman, ed., Russia's Muslim Frontiers, Indiana University Press, 1993.
"Afghanistan, Ethnography, and the New World Order." Cultural Anthropology 9(3): 1-16, 1994.
Heroes of the Age: Moral Fault Lines on the Afghan Frontier  (University of California Press, 1996).
"Learning from the Swat Pathans: Political Leadership in Afghanistan, 1978-97." American Ethnologist, 1999.
Before Taliban: Genealogies of the Afghan Jihad (University of California Press; 200

This lecture is free and open to the public