Facing Forward: Afghanistan After America

DateSeptember 2, 2021
Time11:00 am - 12:00 pm
LocationHosted on Zoom

The Baylor Institute for the Study of Religion and the Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society present "Facing Forward: Afghanistan After America," a panel presentation and conversation hosted on Zoom. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Fawzia Koofi, former member of Parliament in Kabul, former Vice-President of the National Assembly in Afghanistan, a member of the Afghan delegation negotiating peace with the Taliban, women's rights activist, and author of The Favored Daughter: One Woman's Fight to Lead Afghanistan into the Future (2013).
  • Ambassador Janan Mosazai, former Afghan Ambassador to China and Pakistan, former Spokesman and Director General of Communications for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan, and co-founder and vice president of the Heart of Asia society,
  • Aref Dostyar, Consul General of Afghanistan to the western United States, former Director General of International Relations and Regional Cooperation, and former Director of Peace and Reconciliation Affairs at the Office of the National Security Council.
  • Ambassador Jonathan Addleton, Senior Civilian Representative to Southern Afghanistan, Head of USAID in Pakistan and India, current Rector of Forman Christian College in Pakistan, and author of The Dust of Kandahar: A Diplomat Among Warriors in Afghanistan (2016).

Dr. Charles Ramsey, Resident Scholar in the Institute for Studies of Religion, Lecturer in the Baylor Department of History, 2019 Keston Summer Teaching Fellow, and former Assistant Professor of Religion and Public Policy at Forman Christian College in Pakistan, will moderate the conversation.

Visit baylor.edu/library/facingforward for more information about our panelists and instructions for obtaining the Zoom credentials for the event.

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