Our Editorial Committee

By becoming an Editor for the ATT, you can help us directly and critically engage with the discourse on Afghanistan and provide valid solutions towards our theme for this year, which is building diaspora capability. As an Editor, you will be charged with contributing to the discourse by producing essays, articles, blog posts, or other mediums (of your choice) and submitting these to the ATT Executive Committee for review and approval. Upon approval, your publications will be made public via our website. Find out more about our specific topic areas which you can write on below.
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Diaspora Affairs

Help build diaspora capability by analysing and reporting on diaspora successes, and failures, and informing future strategic decision-making.

Social Affairs

Analyse historical and contemporary social trends within Afghanistan and how these affect regional stability and generations to come.

Defence & Security

Engage with Afghanistan's geopolitical security and intelligence literature, and contribute to the discourse on these issues.

Economic Affairs

Analyse economic trends, investigate market statuses and affairs, and construct your understanding and opinions on Afghanistan's economy.

Are our youth really interested? Assessing the discourse on “civil society forums” for Afghanistan

Our latest article focuses on the role of the diaspora in civil society forums. Read more about our latest article by clicking on the link below.

The ATT Publication Process

Our executive committee come together to review and approve publications. Anyone can open, review, comment on and engage with the publications we release, as this helps contribute to the wider discourse. We encourage opinions, creative thinking and complex problem solving. Editors hold the final say on content they wish to submit for publication in their respective topic areas.
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    Support, at every step of the way

    The ATT will provide editors with a platform to introduce your ideas, we can support you with access to resources and help you by introducing you to like-minded people who can help develop the ideas you have.

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    Engagement, with peers and with the literature

    You will be given the opportunity to engage with the literature through access to online resources but will also be supported by attending events where the community come together to debate and find solutions to topics our events are based on.

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    Publications, forming solutions in a viable way

    Formulate your viewpoint by contributing to the literature, suggest the changes you would make and ultimately help produce feasible solutions to complex issues. Have your work featured by AfSU on our platform, and to hundreds of academics.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to our frequently asked questions below. You can visit our contact us page to reach out if you have any questions, otherwise do check back in on our Publications tab to find out about our latest releases.
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Who can submit their works to the KCL ATT?

Only students at King’s College London can submit their work to the KCL ATT for publication. We review all essays in line with the requirements published on our website, and we’ll publish essays via our own press as an individual article. If you are not a student at King’s this does not mean you cannot contribute to the discourse! We encourage you to attend our events as much as possible and get involved through discussions with like-minded peers.

Can anyone attend your events?

Yes! Anyone with an interest in our events and platforms for discourse can attend. We recommend following us on our social media platforms @kcl_att to stay up to date with our events and progress, or follow our progress via our KCLSU page found here.

How do the publications work?

Approved Editors can submit a publication at any time, and you should do so when you feel its ready. Our committee will review your work, and if we approve it, it will be published via the AfSU platform. You will be credited for your work, and your contribution will help continue academic discourse on the topic of Afghanistan.

Are editors restricted purely to articles?

We encourage critical enagegement with the academic literature, however editors are not required to solely pursue journal articles as their intended form of research output. Editors can choose to discuss their opinions through a wide range of mediums, whether this is through blog posts, articles, commentaries or more this is solely at the editor’s discretion.

How do I ask a question or get in touch?

You should contact our main support team via [email protected]. We aim to get back to queries within one working week.


Feel free to reach out to us. We have a friendly and helpful team that will be able to direct your query to the relevant team.

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Are you interested in joining our committee? Click on the link below to find out more about the application process.

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