Afghanistan Week 2018

Oslo, 02/03/2018

 

The Afghanistan Week 2018 is a series of events related to Afghanistan, which is a collaboration between the Norwegian Afghanistan Committee (NAC), the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). The week is made possible, thanks to support from NORAD and the Fritt Ord Foundation .

The program of the week is not final, but you may register for the events that are now listed, by following the links below.

​Tuesday 13 March

Military Capacity Building: Lessons Learnt from Afghanistan

Seminar with Robert Mood, Tora Fæste, Eirik Kristoffersen and Nicholas Marsh
Moderator: Kristian Berg Harpviken

  • Time: 14:00-16:00
  • Place: Oslo Militære Samfund, Myntgaten 3
  • Please follow this link for more information and registration.

Wednesday 14 March

Afghanistan Now: Opportunity-in-Crisis or Collapse-in-the-Making?

Main event of the 2018 Afghanistan Week

Seminar with Shukria Barakzai, Orzala Nemat, Borhan Osman, Barnett R. Rubin and Patricia Gossman.

  • Time: 17:00-19:00
  • Place: PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo
  • Please follow this link for more information and registration.

Thursday 15 March

Afghanistan: Broadening the Aperture

A Breakfast Talk by Barnett R. Rubin

  • Time: 08:30-09:30 (breakfast from 08:00)
  • Place: PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo
  • Please follow this link for more information and registration.

Prospects for Peace? Chinese perspectives on Afghanistan

Seminar with Barnett R. Rubin. Ying Rong, Hu Shisheng, Wang Shida and Wang Xu.
Moderator: Kristian Berg Harpviken

  • Time: 09:45 -11:30
  • Place: PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3.
  • Please follow this link for more information and registration.

Warlords and Governance in post-2001 Afghanistan: Accommodation versus Justice?

Seminar with Patricia Gossman and Dipali Mukhopadhyay.
Moderator: Kai Eide

Surviving in Today’s Afghanistan

Seminar followed by an update on Norway’s policies towards Afghan asylum seekers.

  • Time: 16:30 – 18:30
  • Place: Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6.
  • Please follow this link for more information and registration.

Language, Legacy and Landey (LLL)

Afghan Women’s Voices as Cultural Heritage and Free Expression
An evening mushaira with music and poetry reading

Friday 16 March

New Afghan Men? Marriage, Masculinity and Gender Politics amongst Afghans

Breakfast seminar with Aziz Hakimi and Torunn Wimpelmann.
  • Time: 08:30-10:00
  • Place: Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo.
  • Please follow this link for more information and registration.

Saturday 17 March

Language, Legacy and Landey (LLL)

Afghan Women’s Voices as Cultural Heritage and Free Expression

Welcome to a poetic evening with Norwegian and Afghan poets, Afghan music and literary conversation.

  • Time: 17:30 – 19:30
  • Place: Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo.
  • Please follow this link for more information