Welcome to Kurdish Studies Network


The Kurdish Studies Network (KSN) is a global research network established in 2009 for researchers and scholars working in Kurdish Studies. KSN aims to revitalize and reorient the research, scholarship and debates in the field of Kurdish studies…

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Ferhenga Biruski

2nd Edition of M. Chyet’s Kurmanji-English Dictionary is published


Users of the Ferheng now have in their hands a richly textured dictionary, thesaurus and condensed cultural encyclopaedia of Kurmanji that may be enhanced—but not surpassed—in future generations of Kurdish studies.
– Donald Stilo, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

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Kurdish Studies Volume 6 Issue 2 is out


New issue of Kurdish Studies is out.  Table of Contents Editorial Djene Rhys Bajalan, Welat Zeydanlıoğlu Historiography and language in 17th-century Ottoman Kurdistan: A study of two Turkish translations of the Sharafnāma Sacha Alsancakli The shaky foundations…

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Panel: The Anti-Kurdish Paradigm – From Sykes-Picot to the September 2017 Referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan


November 26, 2018, 1-3 p.m.The National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 529 14th St NW Washington, DC 20045 The KPRC is pleased to announce a panel discussion with Mr. Ismail Beşikçi. Mr. Ismail Beşikçi is a renowned…

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