The Kurds in the Middle East

The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, in partnership with the nonprofit organization Justice for Kurds, will host a four-part virtual discussion series on “The Kurds in the Middle East.”

The conference opening on Tuesday, April 13, at 12:00pm EST will feature a keynote address from Kurdistan Region President H.E. Nechirvan Barzani.

Panel discussions will then include an impressive array of American, European, and Middle Eastern practitioners, including senior Kurdish representatives from Iraq and Syria. Read more about the speakers

The virtual sessions will take place every Tuesday, between April 13 and May 4, from 12:00 to 1:00pm EST.

The sessions will be open to the Yale community and general public, as well as recorded for distribution afterwards.

By Chelsea Xu
Chelsea Xu McDougal Career Fellow