SGS student dinner featuring Afghan legal scholar Nasiruddin Nezaami
Please join us for an evening with Stanford Global Studies students and faculty from across our 14 centers and programs. This annual event will feature Nasiruddin Nezaami, assistant professor of law and former chair of the Law Department at the American University of Afghanistan. Mr. Nezaami is currently an Institute of International Education Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) visiting fellow at Stanford Law School.
Mr. Nezaami has been teaching at the American University of Afghanistan for the past four years and was chair of the Department of Law from 2019 to 2023. He started his career as an assistant professor of law at Kabul University in 2012 and has served as vice-dean for the faculty of law and political science at Kabul University. Most recently, he also assumed a role as research fellow at the Information Society Law Center at Milan. He has an LLM from the University of Washington, and an LLB from Kabul University.
He is country director for Afghanistan for the Higher Education Teaching and Learning (HETL) Association and serves as a peer reviewer for some prestigious international journals. Previously, he has been a member of the Afghan Penal Code Commentary Committee where he wrote the commentary on cybercrimes and environmental crimes of the Afghan Penal Code. He has worked with a number of organizations as an independent consultant. His publications include articles in law journals, book chapters, and one book as a co-editor for Emerald Publishing.
More information about Mr. Nezaami:
- Afghanistan between Genocide and Gender Apartheid: A Roundtable Discussion (Virtual panel discussion hosted by the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and the Center for South Asia, October 2022)
- Legal Matters: Legal Education in Afghanistan and the Return of Taliban Rule. A Conversation About Stanford's Legal Education Project and its Work with the American University of Afghanistan (Interview with Stanford Law School, December 2021)
- Governance and Management in Higher Education (Emerald Publishing Limited, April 2022)
- Designing Trial Avoidance Procedures For Post-Conflict, Civil Law Countries: Is German Absprachen An Appropriate Model For Efficient Criminal Justice In Afghanistan? (ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, March 2017)