Assignments MA, IS534N 2023

Assignment 1: List all the geographic divisions of Afghanistan as given by the Dupree scheme and mention important passes in each of these regions. Give detailed description of any one region.

Assignment 2: Write a brief note on the ethnographic profile of Afghanistan. How does the idea of ethnoscape define the struggle for power in Afghanistan?


Assignment 2: Discuss the role of great powers in Anglo-Afghan wars. How did they contribute to the ethnicisation of political struggle?

Assignment 3: What is the Pashtunistan issue? How it has affected the Afghanistan and Pakistan relations.

Assignment 4: How is China's Afghanistan policy a multi-tiered approach as bilateral, regional and global concerns of its geopolitics?


Assignment 4: Discuss the India and Afghanistan relations in the post-911 period.