Kurds

Kurds (Kurdish: کورد ,Kurd‎) or Kurdish people are an Iranic ethnic group native to a mountainous region of Western Asia known as Kurdistan, which spans southeastern Turkey, northwestern Iran, northern Iraq, and northern Syria. There are exclaves of Kurds in Central Anatolia, Khorasan, and the Caucasus, as well as significant Kurdish diaspora communities in the cities of western Turkey (in particular Istanbul) and Western Europe (primarily in Germany). The Kurdish population is estimated to be between 30 and 45 million.Kurds speak the Kurdish languages and the Zaza–Gorani languages, which belong to the Western Iranian branch of the Iranian languages in …

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Wilson Center Canada · 7 February 2024

This analysis will Displacement and individual experiences are explore number of dimensions to the impact key factors contributing to vulnerability to en- of climate change, and in particular, the issue …

governmental infrastructure and Shia Arabs, Shia and Sunni Kurds, Turkman, and services. as well as small populations


Wilson Center Canada · 14 January 2024

There is indeed an increasing created social, economic, and financial vulnera- consensus that climate change in the region bility and fragility susceptible to external shocks acts as a “threat multiplier” …

governmental infrastructure and Shia Arabs, Shia and Sunni Kurds, Turkman, and services. as well as small populations


Wilson Center Canada · 6 December 2023

The plex cross boundary water policies of neighbor- crisis is here, and is not one of the future, it is a ing countries, and outdated irrigation canals and crisis of …

governmental infrastructure and Shia Arabs, Shia and Sunni Kurds, Turkman, and services. as well as small populations


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 February 2023 English

for Kurdish nationalists to move toward outright independence. Despite the recent visibility of the Kurds in the international media, little is known about their political aspirations as citizens of an autonomous Kosovo, has not declared independence. In rebuilding Iraq and fighting against the Islamic State, the Kurds have cultivated important political alliances with the US and Europe, which have garnered them international independence runs counter to the prevailing narratives about the Kurds in the Middle East. Hassan draws not only on the history of the Kurds but also on first-hand interviews with high-ranking officials,

(Iraq)—History—Autonomy and independence movements. | LCSH: Kurds—Iraq— Politics and government—21st century. | LCSH: promised that he would deliver independence to the Kurds of Iraq – that the time had come to estab- lish lish a Kurdish state. For over a century, Kurds in Iraq have been dreaming of the day an independent Kurdish over a century. Since the end of World War I, the Kurds have been subjected to political and cultural oppression This is particularly evident in the case of the Kurds in Iraq. In response to Kurdish nationalism, successive


Wilson Center Canada · 5 December 2022 English

The second section turns to the format of the ACRS Working Group, shedding light on the role of its co-chairs and the Steering Group of the multilateral track. [...] Baker …

(after having used them against Iran and Iraqi Kurds during the Iran-Iraq War), heightened regional proliferation


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 February 2022 English

Legal precarity, mobility, and the criminalization of migrants complicate the study of forced migration and exile. Traditional methodologies can obscure both the agency of displaced people and hierarchies of power …

Figure 1.1 Research assistant 1. Arabs, and Kurds, Muslims and Christians, and people with very different


RCIS: Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement · 16 June 2021 English

As part of its commitment to engage in the publication and promotion of immigration and settlement research by Ryerson faculty members, over the 2020-2021 year, RCIS published 29 publications, including …

ethnic and religious backgrounds such as Turks, Kurds, Sunni Muslims, Alevi Muslims, in Canada’s officially


RCIS: Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement · 16 June 2021 English

As part of its commitment to engage in the publication and promotion of immigration and settlement research by Ryerson faculty members, over the 2020-2021 year, RCIS published 29 publications, including …

ethnic and religious backgrounds such as Turks, Kurds, Sunni Muslims, Alevi Muslims, in Canada’s officially


RI: Rideau Institute · 9 June 2021 English

In 2020 success in regaining control of about one- it was again not possible to bridge the third of Nagorno-Karabakh and most of the fundamental disagreements among the adjacent territories …

and the Europe, 7 in the Middle East and North Kurds). Africa (MENA) and 20 in sub-Saharan Africa. As conflicts might be open to partially controlled by Kurds. The March some form of resolution soon. However


RCIS: Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement · 31 May 2021 English

While the proposal and search for the CERC in Migration and Integration benefitted from the contribution of various stakeholders across the Ryerson community, including several RCIS affiliates, the CERC would …

ethnic and religious backgrounds such as Turks, Kurds, Sunni Muslims, Alevi Muslims, in Canada’s officially


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