Afghanistan is a refereed journal published twice a year in April and October. It covers all subjects in the humanities including history, art, archaeology, architecture, geography, numismatics, literature, religion, social sciences and contemporary issues from the pre-Islamic and Islamic periods. Articles are not restricted to the present borders of Afghanistan and can include the surrounding regions, but must relate to Afghanistan.
It’s first issue (Volume 1, Issue 1) is now out.
Table of contents:
- Thomas Barfield: Introduction: The American Institute of Afghanistan Studies
- Francesca Fuoli: Incorporating north-western Afghanistan into the British empire: experiments in indirect rule through the making of an imperial frontier, 1884–87
- Nile Green: From Persianate pasts to Aryan antiquity. Transnationalism and transformation in Afghan intellectual history, c.1880–1940
- Elisabeth Leake: Afghan internationalism and the question of Afghanistan’s political legitimacy
- Zafar Paiman: Le monastère de Qol-e-Tut à la lumière des fouilles archéologiques
- Jürgen Paul: Alptegin in the Siyāsat-nāma
- Claude Rapin and Frantz Grenet: How Alexander entered India. With a note on Ortospana (the ancient name of Ghazni?)
- Paul Wordsworth: The hydrological networks of the Balkh Oasis after the arrival of Islam: a landscape archaeological perspective
- Recent books relating to Afghanistan
The website of journal is available here.