Kurdish Studies journal is an interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing high quality research and scholarship. Kurdish Studies journal is initiated by the members of the Kurdish Studies Network (KSN) and supported by a large group of academics from different disciplines. The journal aligns itself with KSN‘s mission to revitalize and reorient research, scholarship and debates in the field of Kurdish studies in a multidisciplinary fashion covering a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, economics, history, society, gender, minorities, politics, health, law, environment, language, media, culture, arts, and education.
Kurdish Studies offers a universally accessible venue where sound scholarship and research, as well as reviews and debates, are disseminated. The journal establishes a genuine forum for serious discussion and exchange within the Kurdish Studies community, reaching out to a broad audience of students, professionals, policy makers and enthusiasts alike. Kurdish Studies aims to maintain a fair balance between theoretical analyses and empirical studies. Critical and novel approaches and methods are particularly welcome.
Kurdish Studies editorial team is led by Professor Martin van Bruinessen, the Editor in Chief and Dr Marlene Schäfers, the Managing Editor. Full list of Editorial team and members of the Editorial Boards can be found here. Kurdish Studies were founded by Dr Welat Zeydanlioglu, Professor Ibrahim Sirkeci, Dr Joost Jongerden, and Dr Janet Klein in 2013 with the support of the Kurdish Studies Network in 2012.
ISSN: 2051-4883 | e-ISSN: 2051-4891
Abbreviated name: Kurd. Stud.