Television and the Afghan Culture Wars awarded ICA ACJS Outstanding Book Award

We are pleased to announce that Television and the Afghan Culture Wars: Brought to You by Foreigners, Warlords, and Activists by Wazhmah Osman is the winner of the ICA ACJS Outstanding Book Award.

The award committee said, “the 2021 ACSJ Outstanding Book Award is awarded to Television and the Afghan Culture Wars by Wazhmah Osman for its in-depth investigation of the role of television in a society marked by war and excruciating conflicts. The careful, nuanced and sensitive treatment of the topic convinced the jury that reached a unanimous decision. Not only does the book provide much needed inside knowledge, but it is also a truly engaging reading experience. The elegance of Osman’s writing paired with her scholarly rigor makes this book an outstanding and fascinating contribution to the field.”

Congratulations Dr. Osman!

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