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PODCAST: From Sufis to Taliban: Trajectories of Islam in Afghanistan

Welcome and Opening Remarks from Nile Green, Director, Program on Central Asia


PODCAST: The Caliphate and Afghanistan: Embedding Islam in Afghan Society

A lecture by Arezou Azad (University of Oxford and University of Birmingham). Part of the conference "From Sufis to Taliban: Trajectories of Islam in Afghanistan."


PODCAST: A Long History of the Talib-ilm/Taliban along the Afghan Frontier

A lecture by Benjamin Hopkins (George Washington University). Part of the conference "From Sufis to Taliban: Trajectories of Islam in Afghanistan."



PODCAST: Earning a ‘Living’: Making Religion Pay in Early Modern Central Asia

A lecture by Robert McChesney (NYU, Emeritus). Part of the conference "From Sufis to Taliban: Trajectories of Islam in Afghanistan."


PODCAST: The Taliban and Women’s Agency in the Works of Two Female Afghanistani Writers, Homaira Qaderi and Masuda Khazan

A lecture by Faridullah Bezhan (Monash University). Part of the conference "From Sufis to Taliban: Trajectories of Islam in Afghanistan."


PODCAST: Afghanistan’s “Traditional” Islam in Transition: Deep Roots of the Shift to Radicalism

A lecture by Bashir Ansari (Southern Methodist University). Part of the conference "From Sufis to Taliban: Trajectories of Islam in Afghanistan."


PODCAST: The Construction of a Shi'i Identity since the 1970s in Afghanistan/Pakistan: An Ethnicization of Shi'ism?

A lecture by Mariam Abou Zahab (INALCO, Paris). Part of the conference "From Sufis to Taliban: Trajectories of Islam in Afghanistan."


PODCAST: Women and the Taliban: Histories of Feminism in Afghanistan

A lecture by Sonia Ahsan (Columbia University). Part of the conference "From Sufis to Taliban: Trajectories of Islam in Afghanistan."



Podcast: The Qing Empire and Inland Eurasia: The Search For Perspective

Eurasian Empires Lecture by Matthew Mosca, College of William and Mary


Podcast: Central Asia Today: Empire and Reimaging the Past

Eurasian Empires Seminar Series Lecture by Martha Brill Olcott, Carnegie Endowment




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