The Kirghiz and Wakhi of Afghanistan: Adaptation to Closed Frontiers and War

Book summary by Fozia Tahir This book is written by M. Nazif Shahrani, who is a professor at Indiana University, Bloomington and teaches in the Anthropology Department, Central Eurasian studies, and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. He did his Ph.D. from University of Washington, Seattle, WA in 1976. The book majorly focuses on the Kirghiz (aContinue reading “The Kirghiz and Wakhi of Afghanistan: Adaptation to Closed Frontiers and War”

Student movements, police crackdowns and Kang’s Human Acts.

Written and Narrated by: Huma Khan The mechanisms of coping with bereavement are complex in the most anticipated of situations and the effects of a death upon the living friends and family are often permanent. So in the context of death that is brutal, unnecessary and avoidable – acceptance and coping can become next toContinue reading “Student movements, police crackdowns and Kang’s Human Acts.”