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  1. LibGuides: Online Library Support and Resources for your Subject 1 item
  2. Basic Reading 12 items
    1. Methodological approaches in Kurdish studies: theoretical and practical insights from the field - Bahar Baser, Mari Toivanen, Begum Zorlu, Yasin Duman 2018

      Book 

    2. Kurdistan and the Kurds - Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou 1965

      Book 

    3. The Kurdish national movement: its origins and development - Wadie Jwaideh 2006

      Book 

    4. Women of a non-state nation: the Kurds - Shahrzad Mojab 2001

      Book 

    5. Kurds and the state in Iran: the making of Kurdish identity - Abbas Vali 2011

      Book 

  3. Syllabus 195 items
    1. Week 2: Issues with Kurdish historiography 47 items
      1. Key readings 3 items
      2. Further readings 32 items
        1. Remembering the past in Iranian societies - Christine Allison, Philip G. Kreyenbroek 2013

          Book 

        2. Records of the Kurds: territory, revolt and nationalism, 1931-1979 : British documentary sources - Anita L. P. Burdett 2015

          Book  13 volumes, not in stock at the Library

        3. EITHER / OR 2 items
        4. Kurdistan: in the shadow of history - Susan Meiselas, Martin van Bruinessen 2008

          Book 

        5. The politics of public memory in Turkey - Esra Özyürek 2006

          Book 

      3. Web resources and archives 8 items
        1. Documenting and Interpreting Conflict through Oral History: A Working Guide - Mary Marshall Clark, Terrell Frazier, Beth Kangas, Lucine Taminian 2018

          Document 

      4. Memoires 4 items
        1. Prison no. 5: eleven years in Turkish jails - Mehdi Zana, André Vauquelin 1997

          Book 

        2. Writings from prison - Leyla Zana 1999

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    2. Week 3: WW1 and the Origins of the Kurdish Question 11 items
      1. Key readings 2 items
      2. Further readings 9 items
        1. Kurdistan during the First World War - Kamāl Muẓhar Aḥmad 1994

          Book 

        2. The Kurdish national movement: its origins and development - Wadie Jwaideh 2006

          Book 

    3. Week 4: Kurds and the state: from assimilation to relative recognition in Turkey 21 items
      1. Key readings 3 items
      2. Further readings 18 items
        1. Tormented by history: nationalism in Greece and Turkey - Umut Özkırımlı, Spyros A. Sofos 2008

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    4. Week 5: Kurds and the state: the evolution of the Kurdish national movement in Turkey 23 items
      1. Key readings 2 items
      2. Further readings 20 items
      3. Essays 1 item
    5. Week 6: Kurds and the state: from the Mandate to Genocide – Iraq 11 items
      1. Key readings 2 items
      2. Further readings 9 items
        1. Iraq's crime of genocide: the Anfal campaign against the Kurds - Human Rights Watch, Gulf Information Project, Middle East Watch 1995

          Book 

        2. Genocide in Iraq: the Anfal campaign against the Kurds - Middle East Watch, Human Rights Watch 1993

          Book 

    6. Week 7: Kurds and the state: the establishment and evolution of the Kurdistan regional government in Iraq 12 items
      1. Key readings 3 items
      2. Further readings 9 items
    7. Week 8: Evolution of City and countryside in Kurdistan 21 items
      1. Key readings 3 items
      2. Further readings 17 items
        1. The Kurdish issue in Turkey: a spatial perspective - Zeynep Gambetti, Joost Jongerden 2015

          Book 

      3. Reports 1 item
    8. Week 9: Diasporisation and return 20 items
      1. Key readings 4 items
        1. Haraka Baraka / Movement is a Blessing - Lana Askari 2014

          Audio-visual document  Watch this film and read the related article above

      2. Further readings 14 items
        1. Kurdish diasporas: a comparative study of Kurdish refugee communities - Östen Wahlbeck, Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations 1999

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      3. Web resources 2 items
    9. Week 10: Toward a gendered approach of Kurdish history and society 29 items
      1. Key readings 2 items
      2. Further readings 21 items
        1. Honour-based violence: experiences and counter-strategies in Iraqi Kurdistan and the UK Kurdish diaspora - Nazand Begikhani, Aisha K. Gill, Gill Hague 2016

          Book 

        2. Women of a non-state nation: the Kurds - Shahrzad Mojab 2001

          Book 

        3. Special Issue: Women and War in Kurdistan [in] Kurdish Studies - Nazand Begikhani, Wendelmoet Hamelink, Nerina Weiss 2018

          Journal  Read all the articles in this special issue

      3. Memoires, biographies, poetry 6 items
        1. Handful of salt - Kajal Ahmad 2016

          Book 

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