How are the Afghan Shia responding to the return of the Taliban? The target of Taliban violence and sectarian enmity in the 1990s, Shi’i communities confront an uncertain future. This talk will survey the evolution of the Shi’i landscape in Afghanistan since 2001 and examine how various actors are trying to adapt to the new Taliban order today.
Speaker: Robert D. Crews, Professor of History, Stanford University Department of History
Moderator: Payam Mohseni, Director of the Project on Shi’ism and Global Affairs, Harvard University.