The SIPA Progressive Security Working Group (PSWG), the Defense and Security Students Organization (DSSO), and the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies present,

Afghanistan, South Asia, and the West: A Conversation with Professor William Maley


William Maley is Professor of Diplomacy at Australia National University’s Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy. He taught for many years in the School of Politics, University College, University of New South Wales, Australian Defense Force Academy, and has served as a Visiting Professor at the Russian Diplomatic Academy, a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Public Policy at the University of Strathclyde, and a Visiting Research Fellow in the Refugee Studies Program at Oxford University. He is a Barrister of the High Court of Australia, Vice-President of the Refugee Council of Australia, and a member of the Australian Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP). In 2002, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM). In 2009, he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (FASSA). Professor Maley is the author of numerous scholarly works, including the recently published books Afghanistan: Challenges and Prospects (co-edited, Routledge, 2017) and What is a Refugee (Oxford University Press, 2016).