Afghanistan : The Jihad Museum and Why the West Can’t End Wars Anymore

This meeting of the Society’s Asian Dinner Club (Dinner Club Members and their guests only) will be addressed by Ms Christina Lamb on

Afghanistan: The Jihad Museum and Why the West Can’t End Wars Anymore

Christina Lamb is one of Britain’s leading foreign correspondents and a bestselling author.  She has reported all over the globe but her particular passions are Afghanistan and Pakistan which she has reported on since an unexpected wedding invitation led her to Karachi in 1987 when she was just 21. Within two years she had been named Young Journalist of the Year. Known for her passionate storytelling combined with depth of knowledge, she has since won numerous awards including five times being named Foreign Correspondent of the Year and Europe’s top war reporting prize, the Prix Bayeux and was named an OBE in 2013.  Currently roving Foreign Affairs Correspondent for the Sunday Times of London, her postings have included South Africa, Brazil and Washington and she is a frequent commentator on BBC, CNN and Sky News.  She is the author of seven books including the bestselling The Africa House and I Am Malala with Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai and a patron of Afghan Connection which builds schools in Afghanistan and the Institute of War and Peace Reporting as well as a Global Fellow for the Wilson Center in Washington DC. Her latest book is Farewell Kabul: From Afghanistan to a More Dangerous World



14 March 2016

Where: National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1

7.00pm for 7.30pm

Tickets: Dinner Club Members and their guests only: £50 (includes dinner and wine)

27 SEP


Under the Same Shade: Three Years of Working on the Roof of the World

Where: The Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 (Nearest tube stations Euston Square and Euston mainline).

Lecture starts at 1.15pm and finishes by 2.30pm. The sandwich lunch, from 12.30pm, must be booked by 2.30pm the day before.

Tickets: Free

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