Events

TWO VACANCIES AT AAN: COMMUNICATION OFFICER (NATIONAL) RESEARCHER (NATIONAL)

The AAN is a non-profit, independent policy research organisation, established in February 2009. It aims to bring together the knowledge, experience and drive of experts to better inform policy and to increase the understanding of Afghan realities. It is driven by engagement and curiosity and is committed to producing independent, high quality and research-based analysis […]

Call for Bids (or Proposals) Website Design, Development, Hosting and Maintenance for the Afghanistan Analysts Network

The Afghanistan Analysts Network is a non-profit, independent policy research organisation, established in 2009. It aims to bring together the knowledge, experience and drive of experts to better inform policy and to increase the understanding of Afghan realities. It is driven by engagement and curiosity and is committed to producing independent, high quality and research-based […]

Multi-panel discussion at the U.S. Institute of Peace

The Long Search for Peace in Afghanistan – Top-Down and Bottom-Up Efforts AAN’s co-director Kate Clark will be speaking at the the U.S. Institute of Peace on Thursday, June 7 during a multi-panel discussion on practical steps for the search for peace in Afghanistan. The event will examine the issue from two crucial perspectives: the top-down effort […]

28 April 2018, Frankfurt/M: AAN at The (Afghan) Poetry Project

Since their arrival in Europe, 14 to 18 year old refugees from Afghanistan and Iran have started writing poetry and working with a group of mentors around Spiegel journalist (and Afghanistan correspondent) Susanne Koelbl. The compose verses about mortal fear, foreignness and longing, allowing insight into the experience of war, becoming a refuge and meeting […]

AAN on panel: discussing state building in Afghanistan in a global context

With its strategic location Afghanistan has been a focus of global politics for many centuries. Despite its fragile nation-state and conflicting ethnic parties, Afghanistan has managed not to formally cede its sovereignty to a colonial power or break up along ethnic lines. How can we explain this historical development? How does the Afghan state function? […]

AAN at 6 March 2018 Vienna event: “Afghanistan in Pakistan”

Pakistan has hosted millions of Afghan refugees over decades. 2016 it began, however, to push them out in masses. The deported Afghans return into a country with a  catastrophic security situation.  Their situation will be discussed on a podium which includes AA’s Jelena Bjelica.   Time and location Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 19:00 – 21:00 […]

AAN in Berlin (4 December 2017): The Afghanistan Rumour Kitchen

rumours about_Afghanistan: is the name of a Berlin anti-deportation initiative, based on the title of a campaign the German Embassy launched last year via social media and large-format posters in Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif in order to persuade Afghans not to leave their country and come to Germany. Two days before Germany’s planned eight deportation […]

AAN on Afghanistan podiums: Stuttgart 30/8, Berlin 4/9, 20/9

It is general election campaign time in Germany (the new Bundestag is to be elected on 24 September) and Afghanistan’s situation is making it into the discussion again, mainly related to refugee movements and the internal security situation. Chancelor Angela Merkel has just told daily taz in an extensive interview: “We should not send the […]

Berlin, 5 July 2017: Book presentation with AAN

“A Society of Intervention: An essay about about conflicts in Afghanistan and other military interventions” – this is the title of a new book by Michael Daxner, Professor of Sociology, Freie Universität Berlin, former advisor to the Afghan Minister of Higher Education and prolific author on Afghanistan. It will be presented at the Berlin office […]

This evening: AAN in Potsdam (Germany) on Afghan migration

“Protection for Afghan Refugees in Brandenburg? Perspektives, not deportation into war”. AAN co-director Thomas Ruttig speaks about the security situation in Afghanistan in the context of Germany’s deportations of rejected Afghan asylum seekers. Organised by the Brandenburg Refugees Council In German and Dari   where: Urania-Verein, Gutenbergstr. 71/72, Potsdam when: 30 May 2017, 7-9pm   More […]

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