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Bhan Discusses the Himalayan Community of Brogpa in VICE Article

May 5, 2022

Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology and Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies, was quoted in the VICE article, "This ‘Aryan’ Community’s ‘Exotic’ Clothes and Polyamorous Marriages Mask Other Truths."

Anger, Despair and Seeds of Hope

December 17, 2021

Maxwell alumni wonder whether the changes they worked for in Afghanistan will endure after the ‘heartbreaking’ U.S. withdrawal.

For Humphrey Alumnus Nicolas Pichay, All the World’s a Stage

November 24, 2021
Nicolas Pichay's Humphrey year research informs “Lapulapu, Ang Datu ng Mactan,” a musical he wrote about a 16th-century Filipino hero. The show, presented Oct. 24 at Manila Metropolitan Theater, was part of the Philippines' commemoration of the 1521 Battle of Mactan and the arrival of Christianity in the country. The indigenous leader Lapulapu, a symbol of Filipino resistance, is remembered for defeating the forces of Ferdinand Magellan, who was killed in the battle.

Jacobson Speaks to CBS News, DW, WAER about the Afghanistan Withdrawal

September 29, 2021
Top Pentagon leaders testified publicly before lawmakers for the first time since the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs, spoke with CBS News, Deutsche Welle and WAER about their testimony and the aftermath of the Afghanistan withdrawal.

Williams discusses impact of Afghanistan withdrawal on NATO in Atlantic Council blog

September 3, 2021
"Why the US failure in Afghanistan won’t break NATO," authored by Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Michael John Williams, was published in the Atlantic Council's New Atlanticist blog.

Jacobson speaks with HuffPost, VOA, Washington Post about evacuations in Afghanistan

September 3, 2021
Maxwell's Assistant Dean of Washington Programs Mark Jacobson discusses the failures of the evacuations from Afghanistan with HuffPost, Voice of America and the Washington Post.

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