Australia's Afghan Cameleers with Dr Dawood Azami

Australia's Afghan Cameleers with Dr Dawood Azami

SOAS Afghan Society will be joined by Dr Dawood Azami for a lecture on Australia's Afghan Cameleers.

Abstract -

Dawood Azami explores one of the first diasporic movements across continents and oceans linking the villages in Afghanistan to the townships of Australia more than 150 years ago. He tells the little known stories of Afghan pioneers who, with their camels, first arrived in Australia in the 1860s and criss-crossed the harsh interior of the continent for several decades. He examines ...

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30 attendees (361 invited)

Venue

SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street