The Hands Lecture is Mansfield’s annual named lecture in politics, economics and current affairs. This lecture is part of Mansfield's Public Talk series.
This year, long-standing MP and women's rights advocate, Fawzia Koofi, asks: what next for Afghan women and Afghan politics?
Fawzia was former Vice President of the Afghan National Assembly and recently part of a delegation to negotiate with the Taliban in Qatar, in conversation about where next for women, women’s education and politics in Afghanistan following the fall of Kabul in August 2021.
The lecture is named for Bancroft Fellow of the College, alumnus Guy Hands (PPE, 1978) and his wife Julia Hands MBE.
Where: Sir Joseph Hotung Auditorium, Mansfield College
When: Friday 3 March
Mansfield Public Talks are free and open to all.