In this open talk - Researching Kurdish History: Observations on Yezidi Kurds in Iraq and Kurds in Damascus - Kurdish Studies specialist Dr. Nelida Fuccaro, Middle East historian, will discuss her research on Yezidi Kurds in Iraq and Kurdish quarters in French mandate Damascus.
Dr. Fuccaro is a lecturer in the Department of Middle East history at SOAS University. She is the author of: The Other Kurds: Yezidis in Colonial Iraq.
Themes covered will include the importance of comparative research and archival resources for Kurdish studies. The event will be of particular interest to post-graduate students embarking on research projects.
Thursday, 22 March 2007
THIS EVENT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY UK KURDISH STUDIES AND STUDENTS' ORGANISATION - ALL WELCOME
KSSO is an academically focussed organisation that works to promote high quality research into all aspects of Kurdish history, culture and politics.
This event forms part of KSSO’s larger exploration and celebration of Newroz (New Year) taking place at SOAS in March. For more information on programme of events please visit www.ksso.org.uk
KURDISH STUDIES&STUDENTS ORGANISATION
C/O Ms CHRISTINE WARDLAW
UNION OF BRUNEL
MIDDLESEX UB8 3PH
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