Wakhan Corridor

January 30, 2014

Small Communities, Big Mountains: The Future for Afghanistan’s Rural People

By Lizzie Kendal On Wednesday 29 January, the Frontline club hosted another packed Afghanistan-focused event. Journey to the Roof of the World was a photography event hosted in partnership with Port Magazine and featured a discussion between French photographer Frédéric Lagrange and Rory Stewart MP, chaired by The Independent’s defence correspondent, Kim Sengupta. 

Wednesday 29 January 2014, 7:30 PM

In the Picture: Journey to the Roof of the World

This event is organised in partnership with Port Magazine. In late winter in 2012, following in the footsteps of Eric Newby, French photographer Frédéric Lagrange journeyed to the foothills of the Hindu Kush. Lagrange will be joining us in a discussion chaired by the The Independent’s defence correspondentKim Sengupta and featuring Rory Stewart MP, whose 32-day solo walk across Afghanistan in early 2002 was the basis for his first book, The Places in BetweenLagrange will present his work and they will discuss the fears and concerns he heard from the Wakhi people about the upcoming Nato withdrawal and an uncertain future.