Julie Billaud interviewed on New Books in South Asian Studies

Our author, Julie Billaud, was interviewed by Ian Cook on June 10 for New Books in South Asian Studies. From the post:

Julie Billaud

Julie Billaud
Kabul Carnival

Kabul Carnival

Kabul Carnival: Gender Politics in Postwar Afghanistan (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015) by Julie Billaud is a fascinating account of women and the state and ongoing 'reconstruction' projects in post-war Afghanistan. The book moves through places such as gender empowerment training programmes and women's dormitories, and analyses such topics as the law and veiling in public. Subtle and engaging, Kabul Carnival is a rare and much needed anthropological insight into women's lives in Afghanistan.

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